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written by Rhett J. Allain
Tracker video analysis that looks at Flash from the TV series and Quicksilver from the X-Men movie to estimate which one is faster.  A discussion of the kinematics of the two superheros was posted on the Dot Physics blog for Wired.
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estimation, projectile motion, video analysis
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Metadata instance created November 21, 2014 by Rhett Allain
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R. Allain, , 2014, WWW Document, (http://www.wired.com/2014/06/whos-faster-flash-or-quicksilver/).
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R. Allain, Tracker Video Analysis: Flash vs. Quicksilver, , 2014, <http://www.wired.com/2014/06/whos-faster-flash-or-quicksilver/>.
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Allain, R. (2014). Tracker Video Analysis: Flash vs. Quicksilver. Retrieved December 13, 2017, from http://www.wired.com/2014/06/whos-faster-flash-or-quicksilver/
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Allain, Rhett J.. "Tracker Video Analysis: Flash vs. Quicksilver." 2104. http://www.wired.com/2014/06/whos-faster-flash-or-quicksilver/ (accessed 13 December 2017).
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Allain, Rhett J.. Tracker Video Analysis: Flash vs. Quicksilver. 2014. 13 Dec. 2017 <http://www.wired.com/2014/06/whos-faster-flash-or-quicksilver/>.
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