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Posts tagged aerodynamics

December 5, 2008

 

Man tossing frisbee in park

Why Frisbees Fly

With a gentle flick of the wrist on a warm summer day, you can launch a frisbee on a long and graceful flight. Why do they fly so well?

October 20, 2008

 

Geese flying in "V" formation

Not So Silly Geese

Geese fly in a "V" formation mainly to save energy. Why a "V?"

November 19, 2004

 

Keep Your Tailgate Shut!

Does keeping your tailgate down give you better gas mileage?

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