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“physics”

Apr 28, 2014 04:00 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
A study shows crime and violence decreased for kids between 2003 and 2011. Continue reading →
Mar 15, 2014 09:40 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
Cell-phone shields may do little to protect you -- and scientists say they're unnecessary. Continue reading →
Aug 7, 2013 06:00 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Physics helps explain how people survive seemingly miraculous falls from great heights.
Feb 24, 2012 06:16 AM ET // Jerry James Stone
First off, I suggest not trying this with a cat. Well, at least my cat because the end result will look like a scene from the movie Saw. That said, this Tumblr blog by Theron Humphrey is down right brilliant. Here I thought combining booze and science was my favorite thing. Yet, it is quickly [...]
Jul 23, 2012 06:09 PM ET // Alice Truong
It takes more than just practice to shoot the perfect free throw. A mechanical engineer at North Carolina State University analyzed millions of free throws by some of the best shooters and has come up with "a magic formula," according to Reuters. The magic formula: a launch angle of 52 degrees, thr...
Jul 8, 2012 04:03 PM ET // Trace Dominguez
Stephen Hawking bet a fellow physicist he Higgs boson would never be found, now he's settling up.