This Week: Ancient water = ancient habitat?
In the News: Accidents: Why Do They Happen?
We lie for many reasons: Glory. Money. Both. Something else. Is there a science of detecting lies? Does the digital realm make lying harder? Easier? Both?
Is humid air “heavier” than dry air? Broadcasters of baseball games in mid-summer commonly suggest that the air on a hot, muggy night is “heavy” and that, as a consequence, the ball will not travel as far when hit. But is humid (i.e. moist) air really heavier than dry air? First of all, “moist air” [...]
Whack that baseball! When you hit a baseball, speed, angle and air resistance all affect how far it travels. Balls hit too low quickly return to Earth; balls hit too high travel a long way vertically, but not far horizontally. Can you find the “sweet spot” where horizontal travel is greatest. Can you find the [...]
What is EPO? What are steroids? Do steroids cause aggression? Are steroidal athletes bad role models? Are we over-reacting to steroid use?
Throw a curve ball. Evade the rainstorm. And don’t get mouth cancer. It’s all in an afternoon’s ball game.