Sciences - In brief - 26 min

Available from September 30, 2017 at 00:00 am to December 29, 2017 at 23:59 pm

Start, brake, start, brake, start, brake... In everyday life, traffic jams are synonymous with great loss of energy and fuel (not to mention frustration!). But it could also be very useful: the repeated braking causes heating of the brakes, a consequence of the transformation of energy into heat. However, this energy could be recovered by a flywheel, a method still rarely used.

Programme information
  • Presenter: Emilie Langlade, Adrian Pflug
  • Country:Germany
  • Year:2015