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Physics helps explain how people survive seemingly miraculous falls from great heights.
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 [...]
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...
Stephen Hawking bet a fellow physicist he Higgs boson would never be found, now he's settling up.