Aerodynamics

06.29.14
Future cars may give themselves dimples to reduce drag
06.29.14

Future cars may give themselves dimples to reduce drag

Golf balls are dimpled for a reason -- they sail through the air just slowly enough that the uneve...

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01.25.11
Volkswagen's XL1 concept plug-in diesel hybrid has 260MPG fuel efficiency, questionable aesthetics
01.25.11

Volkswagen's XL1 concept plug-in diesel hybrid has 260MPG fuel efficiency, questionable aesthetics

Steaming down the autobahn could be about to get a whole lot more efficient. Volkswagen has carted...

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07.07.10
125cc motorcycle + DIY fiberglass fairing = 214mpg, super cool looks
07.07.10

125cc motorcycle + DIY fiberglass fairing = 214mpg, super cool looks

While the quest for alternate fuels goes on, so too other peoples' search for the ultimate in econo...

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07.07.10
World Cup ball gets NASA's official mark of disapproval
07.07.10

World Cup ball gets NASA's official mark of disapproval

If you've been following World Cup tourneys through the noughties, you'll have noticed that critici...

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05.23.10
Inhabitat's Week in Green: surfing renewable energy, hexagonal LEDs, and ultra-efficient aerodynamics
05.23.10

Inhabitat's Week in Green: surfing renewable energy, hexagonal LEDs, and ultra-efficient aerodynamics

The Week in Green is a new item from our friends at Inhabitat, recapping the week's most interestin...

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