Barros Featured on Australian TV
Mechanical engineering undergrad Sam Barros has been featured
in the TV show "What Is Good for You," roughly the
Australian equivalent of the American show "Mythbusters."
The crew filmed in Barro's Ripley garage last
spring, also known as his lab, and without going into too
much detail we can say that he has lots of fun, and you should
definitely not try this at home.
get the wrong idea, Barros says. The performances are carefully
orchestrated. He's been experimenting with everything from
high-voltage electricity to turbochargers almost since childhood,
and when he doesn't already know the safe way to pull off
a trick, he checks with experts in industry. Last summer,
his work with a Tesla Coil anchored Mercedes' New York rollout
of a new vehicle. Read more about that at http://www.admin.mtu.edu/urel/ttoday/previous.php?issue=20060417&id=1572&nav=1#1
can see the "What Is Good for You," episode at http://ninemsn.video.msn.com/v/en-au/v.htm?g=D5D83671-0CD2-4422-B9FE-274849A0587B&f=39&fg=copy
; you'll need Internet Explorer 6.