In the race to change velocity the fastest, can man-made objects outstrip nature's fastest accelerators?
- Acceleration is the rate of change of velocity over time.
- Nature is faster than man.
- The pimple shooter fungus ejects spores over 67,000 times faster than the Dodona rollercoaster.
Acceleration – the rate of change of velocity over time
Man-made vs nature: Which is faster?
Jumping antelope – 16 m/s2
Dodonpa rollercoaster (Japan) – 26.5 m/s2
Astronaut during launch – 30 m/s2
Jellyfish stingers – 392,000 m/s2
Man-made vs. nature: And the winner is
Pimple shooter fungus
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