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September 15, 2011

 

A boy swims under water.

How Sound Travels Under Water

Ever tried conversing under water? Why is it that some words come out fuzzy while other come out perfectly coherent?

March 4, 2011

 

a pile of hacky sacks

The Little Ball That Couldn’t

There are some balls that are specifically designed not to bounce. The question is, how do these so-called 'dead balls' not bounce?

May 12, 2005

 

The Granny Shot

Did you know the granny-shot is statistically more effective when shooting free-throws than an overhand shot. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Bouncing Balls

Air molecules are naturally elastic–they don’t stick together like water molecules, but rather bounce off each other in the open.

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