How Usain Bolt can run faster – effortlessly


  • John D. Barrow

    1. FRS is Professor of Mathematical Sciences and Director of the Millennium Mathematics Project at Cambridge University, and the current Gresham Professor of Geometry at Gresham College, London.
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Can Usain Bolt cover 100 metres even quicker than his world record? Yes, says John D. Barrow; and he doesn't even have to improve his sprinting ability to do it.