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Chart of the Day: Kinetic Energy of Bicycles versus Cars

Via the Twitter feed of Juan Melli, a resident of New Jersey, here is a chart showing the kinetic energy¬†(i.e. energy generated because of motion) of a bicycle going 20 miles per hour versus a car going 30 miles per hour. It’s a pretty one-sided chart: Melli writes that: Kinetic energy that would hit a […]