Sep 28, 2013
How fast do you think Illinois Tech Cross Country Runners can go? Here are your options: an elephant (20mph), a giraffe (35mph), a squirrel (12mph), a black bear (25mph), or a cheetah (70mph). To figure this out, you might have to set up some equations of motion and estimate using what you learned in physics. Well, the truth is, humans can only sprint up to 23 miles per hour and only for a limited distance of 200 meters.
2013 - Fall - Issue 5