Don’t Jump Over a Moving Car, But Here’s How To Do It With Physics

Sketch: Rhett Allain. A person jumping over a moving car.

You just never know when you might have to jump over a car that’s speeding straight towards you. Oh, and maybe that car is a McLaren sports car — you know, it could happen. Even more importantly, this could be part of a TV show called America’s Got Talent: Extreme.

Basically, the show is just like AGT but with extreme stunts. For this extreme event…



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Rhett Allain

Physics faculty, science blogger of all things geek. Technical Consultant for CBS MacGyver and MythBusters. WIRED blogger.