A4_15 That’s ouch folks

Elsa Monget, Peter Millington-Hotze, Alex Blewitt, Josh Finn, Joshua Ford


In this paper, we explore whether Wile E. Coyote and the Road Runner of theLooney Tunes and Merrie Melodies could survive crossing a ravine. We have found that the Road Runner would require a minimum speed of 39.06 m s^−1to cross the ravine, which we deem to be unrealistic, and that the Coyote would fail to cross the ravine and would be killed by the 1185 N force of impact on the cliff face.

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