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LabQuest Used in an Adrenaline-Fueled Investigation on the Dæmonen Roller Coaster

This year’s International Physics Olympiad was held at Tivoli Gardens in Copenhagen, where young contestants investigated the “Dæmonen” (The Demon) roller coaster with an original LabQuest and a Vernier 3-Axis Accelerometer.

The floorless roller coaster can reach speeds of up to 21 m/s (48 mph), and riders experience forces up to 4g. The participants found that the wildest ride on the roller coaster is experienced when sitting at the very back.

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