Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility John Eric Goff, Author at Baltimore Independent


The high-speed physics of how bobsled, luge and skeleton send humans hurtling faster than a car on the highway

Speed alone may be the factor that draws many sports fans to the bobsled, luge and skeleton events at this year’s Beijing Winter Olympics. But beneath the thrilling descents of the winding, ice-covered track, a myriad of concepts from physics are at play. It is how the athletes react to the physics that ultimately determines the fastest […]