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January 16, 2012

 

golf balls

Why Do Golf Balls Have Dimples?

The little dimples on the golf ball... they're the subject of this Moment of Science.

December 21, 2010

 

Leaning Tower of Pisa

The Physics Of Ramps: What Hits The Ground First?

Galileo's classic physics experiment looked at using a ramp!

December 20, 2010

 

The Empire State Building in New York, New York

Which Hits The Ground First: A Golf Ball Or A Bowling Ball?

Yes, the classic physics question is visited again. A Moment of Science learns about mass and gravity.

September 10, 2010

 

Curved metal pipe

Take The A Moment Of Science Physics Quiz!

This is just a little physics quiz to get you thinking!

November 23, 2005

 

Falling Down

Here’s a physics classic. Suppose you drop a golf ball and a bowling ball from the Empire State Building. Which hits first? Answer? They hit at the same time. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

October 15, 2004

 

Newton Always Won At Miniature Golf

You have a long curved metal tube and a miniature golf ball that you knock into one end and out the other. How does the ball move after it leaves the tube?

September 27, 2003

 

A gain lightening bolt in the distance.

Struck by Lightning

How is it that sometimes people survive multiple lightening strikes, while others die instantly?

September 27, 2003

 

Soy and Your Kidneys

Soy milk, soy cheese, soy burgers, tofu–you’ve no doubt heard plenty about how good soy is for your body. It’s high in protein, fiber and healthy oils; and among other benefits, it reduces one’s risk of cardiovascular disease. But have you heard that soy can cause kidney stones?

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