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The Physics of Skydiving (Science Out Loud S2 Ep1)

[MUSIC PLAYING] The MIT Skydiving Club just jumped out of an airplane. It might seem like a wild adrenalin rush, but actually, there’s a lot more to skydiving than just jumping out of a plane and pulling a ripcord. Skydivers can control their falls. They can sit, track, flip, fly head-down, make crazy hybrids, and […]

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Skydiving Basics & Techniques : Altitude Awareness in Skydiving

Skydiving Basics & Techniques : Altitude Awareness in Skydiving

Hi, this is J.P. Furnari with Expert Village. In this clip, we’ll talk about use of an altimeter and how to be altitude aware. A crucial part of your skydiving equipment will be your altimeter. Altimeter comes in many different forms. Most common is the analog, pressure-based altimeter. As a novice skydiver you use one. […]

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Risky Business: The Evolution of Dangerous Behavior

Risky Business: The Evolution of Dangerous Behavior

How many people think those guys are nuts? And how many want to go do all that stuff right now? Yeah, there’s a couple of us in here. So by point of introduction, uh, indulge me in a bit of biography. I jumped at this panel. I’ve been away from the World Science Festival for […]

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