News tagged with air resistance

New study changes view on flying insects

For the first time, researchers are able to prove that there is an optimal speed for certain insects when they fly. At this speed, they are the most efficient and consume the least amount of energy. Corresponding phenomena ...

dateSep 29, 2017 in Plants & Animals
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Getting quicker – more quickly

A new procedure simplifies wind tunnel tests and makes the results visible immediately. Athletes have gone up against the wind at ETH to test the new method.

dateOct 30, 2017 in Engineering
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