Science

Bicycles Can Drive Themselves

The physics behind seemlingly magical ghost-ridden bicycles.

A normal bicycle is stable thanks to a perfect union of engineering, design, and physics. However, scientists remain uncertain about the balance and interaction of the many variables that allow a riderless bike to stay up on its own. In the video above, the MinutePhysics team walks you through some combinations that work and others that don’t.

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