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The Real Physics of Roller Coaster Loops

The Real Physics of Roller Coaster Loops

If you flip through the pages of just about any physics textbook, you will probably find a picture of a roller coaster loop illustrating the concept of centripetal acceleration. Textbook problems often portray loops that are perfectly circular in order to simplify calculations, but in reality, roller coaster loops are not circular at all. The […]

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Chill Electronic Ambient Technology Background Music For Science Videos & Presentations / VJ Loop

Chill Electronic Ambient Technology Background Music for Science Videos and Presentations VJ Loop Sci-fi study beat

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The Large Hadron Collider Returns in the Hunt for New Physics
Why Participate in Science Fair?

Why Participate in Science Fair?

I think that’s definitely my favourite part, I didn’t realize there’s such a community for this so looking around everyone knows each other and I love being part of that and listening to other people. I think this is a fun event, there’s a lot of people where I can probably learn from and talk […]

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What will happen to UK science after Brexit? | FT

What will happen to UK science after Brexit? | FT

British bioscientists are tackling some of the biggest challenges facing the planet. How to make clean energy, how to develop the next generation of medicines, and how to prevent disease. But some on the front line are worried about the future of their research, especially after Brexit. I think it’s no secret that universities are […]

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The internet’s second revolution | The Economist

The internet’s second revolution | The Economist

L. O. Two simple letters that marked one of the biggest changes… …in human history In 1969 programmers were trying to type “login” Charlie typed the L. He typed the O He typed the G. You get to G—whacko The system crashed So the very first message on the internet ever… …was lo, as in […]

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Science Cheerleader
The Economics and Ethics of Coffee

The Economics and Ethics of Coffee

At this point I’ve pretty much explored almost every aspect of coffee, but there’s still one last aspect I wanted to explore as a final wrap up to our series. In our usual quest to…basically force myself to learn to appreciate everyday items, I traveled all the way to Mexico to make my own cup […]

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Women in Chemistry: Paula Hammond
The bizarre physics of fire ants

The bizarre physics of fire ants

Joss: I guess my first question is… What makes fire ants interesting to a bunch of engineers? David Hu: Fire ants are one of the few insects capable of building big structures with their bodies. And they can do it by linking their bodies together. That means fire ants aren’t just animals— they can also […]

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