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Posts tagged velocity

July 20, 2012

 

Exoplanet Hunters at La Silla, Chile

Scientists Are Discovering New Exoplanets Every Week

Did you know it seems we're discovering a new exoplanet every week?

February 4, 2011

 

football punter

And… It’s Good! The Science Of NFL Punting

When a kicker kicks the football down field, what is he calculating?

October 19, 2010

 

car in the air

What Happens When You Drive Fast And Fall Down?

The physics of driving and falling (we hope this never happens to you!)

November 27, 2005

 

Bowling Down

Drop two objects of different mass, say a bowling ball and a golf ball, from a high building. Which hits the ground first? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

May 20, 2005

 

Think Pink

Could you escape a falling elevator by simply stepping out? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

November 19, 2004

 

Don’t Try This at Home!

You're cruising along a desert highway in your souped-up roadster. Unfortunately, you are not paying attention to the signs and zoom off the edge of an mesa.

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