SCIENCE OF THE WINTER OLYMPICS: AERIAL PHYSICS

submitted by: nsf

In the sport of freestyle aerials, skiers are judged on their ability to perform complex jumps in the air. Emily Cook, a 12-year veteran of the U.S. Freestyle team, and Paul Doherty, a Senior Scientist at the Exploratorium in San Francisco, show how these jumps actually come from three basic twisting techniques that you can try in your own classroom.

Nucleomistry Lecture 3

submitted by: SpaceCadet262

On nucleomical particles, protons, neutrons, isotopes, and nuclides.

Nucleomistry Lecture 11

submitted by: SpaceCadet262

On why your physics teacher lied to you about the proper units of torque.