Science of the Winter Olympic Games: Physics of Slope-Style Skiing

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Slope-style skiing is a gravity defying freestyle skiing event debuting in Sochi. Nick Goepper, a 2013 world champion, will need to follow the laws of physics and rotational motion in order to nail his tricks in his quest for Olympic gold.

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CES 2014: Barobo robots teach children algebra

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At the Consumer Electronics Show, CES 14, Barobo, Inc. showed the NSF their robot that helps teach children algebra in a completely new way. By taking algebra off the page and into the physical world, Barobo aims to inspire a new generation of mathematicians.

Science Behind the News: Predictive Policing

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"The Los Angeles Police Department is using a new tactic in their fight against crime called “predictive policing.” It's a computer program that was originally developed by a team at UCLA, including mathematician Andrea Bertozzi and anthropologist Jeff Brantingham. “Science Behind the News” is produced in partnership with NBC Learn.

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Science Behind the News: Opinion Polls and Random Sampling

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During political elections, news organizations often use public opinion polls to help gauge which candidate is the front runner, and why. University of Michigan's Dr. Vincent Hutchings explains the science of random sampling that makes it possible to query a few hundred or thousand people and use that data to accurately determine how the general public might vote. "Science Behind the News" is produced in partnership with NBC Learn. Provided by the National Science Foundation & NBC...

This is what Gravity looks like !

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Gravity is "absolutely" pushing you down onto the earth.

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Sandra Bullock is the "new" . . . . . GALILEO ! (must see)

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Sandra Bullock's new film G R A V I T Y is helping the world to see that Gravity is absolutely a "Pushing" force !

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