physics

What Would It Take For Humans to Fly Like Superheroes?

What Would It Take For Humans to Fly Like Superheroes?

| September 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

Is it scientifically possible for humans to fly? This animated TED-ED video based on a physics lesson by Joy Lin explains just how hard that would be and why. She covers topics like the universal gas law, Newton’s Laws, force and gravity. The video looks like an animated comic strip, but packs in a lot […]

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Why Aren’t More Girls Attracted To Physics?

Why Aren’t More Girls Attracted To Physics?

| August 10, 2013

Even as the gender divide in some areas of science has diminished, a stubborn gap has persisted in high school physics. A new study finds that girls are more likely to take physics if they see women in their communities working in science, technology, engineering and math.

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