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Re: [Phys-L] solar car

On 2020/Feb/20, at 12:40, Anthony Lapinski <> wrote:

A student informed me of this today: <>

It has 5 square meters of solar panels!

And what's the drag coefficient? The rear definitely appears better than the vast majority of ’biles.

bc … thinks the stream lines are inaccurate. And his (and hers) Prius Prime’s Toy. claims 0.24 even tho it has a sharp cut off rear.

p.s. I’ve read the rear is usually the worst contributor to drag, unless it's shaped like a Trout. [“Shape and Flow”]