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May 2, 2014

 

Black and white photograph of a long jumper in mid-flight.

The Physics Of The Hitch Kick

Ever wondered why long jumpers move the way they do? Science has the answer!

October 6, 2010

 

boy in tux with crutches

Speed Walking On Crutches?

How come someone with crutches outpace an uninjured person?

April 25, 2005

 

And You Think

Some folks have “love handles.” If you are such a person, take heart, the entire planet suffers from this same indignity. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

November 19, 2004

 

Walkin’ and Sloshin’

Ever wonder why it's so hard to carry open beverages without spilling anything?

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