Archive for Month: May 2014

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Knowing the COSMOS doesn’t mean you know NASCAR

Everyone’s favorite “planet” killer had a spare hour because COSMOS was pre-empted Sunday by the Coca Cola 600. ¬†Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson edified us with some “NASCAR physics”. There were 43 drivers who had no problem taking the corners at more than 165 mph without skidding into the “embankment” and […]

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The Kansas Monozone Tire

OK, so ‘monozone’ is just a fancy way of saying it’s the old tire. ¬†It’s all in the branding, isn’t it? Goodyear has been experimenting with multi-zone tires since last year. ¬†Multizone tires attempt to get the best of both worlds by combining a harder compound on the inner 2-3 […]

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