Category: Physics

Supersonic plane with shock waves.

How Does a Sonic Boom Work?

A sonic boom is a sound you hear when something (duh! airplane!) travels at a velocity faster than the velocity of sound (340 m/s). They are exactly heard when the airplane breaks the barrier of...

A motorbike leaning to his left to make a left turn.

Why Does a Bike Lean in a Turn?

When a professional racer approaches a steep turn, he/she leans almost to the ground to make the turn. Have you ever tried to analyze the physics behind this? Why is it so important for a...