SCIENCE OF THE WINTER OLYMPICS: AIR LIFT

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This year, the U.S. team is a serious medal contender in Nordic Combined, a sport that combines ski jumping with cross-country skiing. U.S. hopefuls Todd Lodwick and Bill Demong, along with NSF-funded scientists Paul Doherty, senior scientist at the Exploratorium in San Francisco, and physicist George Tuthill of Plymouth State University explain the principles of physics that are used to get high scores in the long jumps.

Science of NFL Football - Newton's First Law of Motion

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"Science of NFL Football" is a 10-part video series funded by the National Science Foundation and produced in partnership with the National Football League. In this segment, NBC's Lester Holt breaks down Isaac Newton's First Law of Motion and how it can change how fast players can speed the football up or slow it down. Professors Tony Schmitz of the University of Florida and Jim Gates of the University of Maryland explain why the control of inertia is so vital to the outcome of the game.

Nucleomistry Lecture 10

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Neutrinos and Nuclear Fusion

Nucleomistry Lecture 9

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On the blindness of the strong force.

Nucleomistry Lecture 7

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On the four fundamental forces of physics.