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Fire Extinguisher on a Tricycle

A CO2 fire extinguisher is mounted on the back of a tricycle. When the CO2 is released, the tricycle is propelled forward. Watch Professor Lewin perform this demonstration on the Martha Stewart Show: http://www.marthastewart.com/show/the-martha-stewart-show/teacher-appreciation-day?lnc=4ef2dc5bfca40110VgnVCM1000003d370a0aRCRD&rsc=showarchive_tv_show-archive

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beautiful!

Posted over 9 years by Anonymous

haha, physics make cans fly.

Posted 9 years by Anonymous

Ha ha, physics can make cans fly!

Posted 9 years by Anonymous

Check out the air powered car… it really is a simple idea. compressed air does work… instead of filling batteries, lets fill air cans and drive vehicles that way.

Posted 9 years by Anonymous

wow nice ending to it

Posted 9 years by Anonymous

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