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Parting Moon Shots from NASA’s GRAIL Mission

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From Minute Physics…

Is it Better to Walk or Run in the Rain?


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  1. Donna

    I think Myth Busters also did an experiment to determine which would get you less wet while in the rain, running or walking. I don’t remember which episode, and don’t remember the results, but I remembered that when I saw that minutephysics video you posted here.

  2. @criticaldragon1177: I remember that episode. I can’t be sure, but I seem to remember something about the amount of water you kick up and spalt on yourself while running had a negative impact on the whole “running keeps you drier” thing.

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    @Brian G

    I seem to remember that too, now that you mention it.

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