Thanks for joining us for Food Tech week! And now, a few food tech images, and also a lot of other great stuff--this jet breaking through the sound barrier, some pretty space pics, a gorgeous jellyfish that lives deep in an undersea canyon, and much more.
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i love photos on jets going super sonic.
This plane isn't going faster than Mach 1. PopSci should know with the shock wave terminating at the back of the wing the flow is only locally supersonic. The aircraft is in the transonic regime.
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If you are uncomfortable with the f-word, it was brought to you via PoPSCi link on the article TOY CAR.
you should let your batteries go dead
Hate to burst everyone's sonic boom bubble, actually, no I don't, but...
Three sentences into Wikipedia's "vapor cone" article....
"The cloud is caused by extremely low pressure in an "expansion region" of the airflow around the aircraft, usually in relatively humid atmospheric conditions. A common misconception is that this effect is the aircraft "breaking the sound barrier.""