MadSci Network: Physics

Re: Why does the dust always billow up behind a car on a dirt road?

Date: Wed Feb 2 07:11:16 2000
Posted By: Roy T. Maloney, Grad student, ballistic parachutes, Dropzone: Skyhook 5
Area of science: Physics
ID: 947532543.Ph

The answer is: the car creates a vacuum when it moves from one location
to the dust fills the vacuum due to air pressure.

But. I am an expert on ballistic parachutes.

Blue skies above,
Roy   :-)       Dropzone: Skyhook 5

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