Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Sign in | Create Account

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

Comments (5)

beautiful!

Posted over 5 years by Anonymous

haha, physics make cans fly.

Posted over 5 years by Anonymous

Ha ha, physics can make cans fly!

Posted over 5 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 over 5 years by Anonymous

wow nice ending to it

Posted over 5 years by Anonymous

You need to log in, in order to post comments. If you don’t have an account yet, sign up now!

Created
October 21, 2008 11:04
Category
Tags
License
All Rights Reserved (What is this?)
Additional Files


Viewed
36349 times

More from MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

MIT Physics Demo -- Dipole Antenna

MIT Physics Demo -- Dipole Antenna

Added 6 years ago | 00:00:57 | 39111 views

Physics Demo -- Magnetic Motor

Physics Demo -- Magnetic Motor

Added over 6 years ago | 00:01:29 | 67781 views

Temperature Effect on Resistance

Temperature Effect on Resistance

Added over 5 years ago | 00:01:10 | 41786 views

Bimetallic Strip

Bimetallic Strip

Added almost 2 years ago | 00:00:47 | 3000 views

Monkey and a Gun

Monkey and a Gun

Added almost 6 years ago | 00:01:16 | 57413 views

Center of Mass Trajectory

Center of Mass Trajectory

Added 5 years ago | 00:01:30 | 47718 views