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Jetpack Rocket Science – With Derek Muller

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The fantastic Derek Muller (aka Veritasium) has a fantastic new video about the physics behind jetpack rocket science. Newton’s third law tells us that this should be fairly simple, but is it simple to demonstrate? You’ll have to watch to find out!

Carin Bondar About the Author: Carin Bondar is a biologist, writer and film-maker with a PhD in population ecology from the University of British Columbia. Find Dr. Bondar online at www.carinbondar.com, on twitter @drbondar or on her facebook page: Dr. Carin Bondar – Biologist With a Twist. Follow on Twitter @drbondar.

The views expressed are those of the author and are not necessarily those of Scientific American.





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  1. 1. jfvajgrt 12:32 pm 05/1/2013

    Carin,

    As I watched this I could only think of this video:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vDIojhOkV4w

    -JV

    Link to this

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