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To find out how severe a crash will be, accelerometers measure how much the car slows down when the driver slams on the brakes.
For eash photon absorbed, an atom slows down by a certain amount.
The wheel regains traction and prevents skidding, so that the tire slows down at the same rate as the car.
Previous research into aging had reached the same conclusion: Severely restricting the food intake of animals seems to prolong life, perhaps because the lack of food somehow slows down the animal's metabolism.
In the ordinary case, astrophysicists expect that the material in such jets comes out of the galactic center at speeds near that of light and gradually slows down as it encounters the intergalactic gas.