Archive: 11/22/2010

Jump rope aerodynamics

Jump ropes are used by kids for fun and by athletes for training. But what about the underlying physics? How do jump ropes work? Can important engineering principles be studied?

dateNov 22, 2010 in General Physics
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Jet engine too hot? Schedule an MRI

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), a medical imaging technology used to image organs and soft tissues, may hold the key to improving the efficiency of jet engines, according to Lt. Colonel Michael Benson, a Ph.D. student in ...

dateNov 22, 2010 in Engineering
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Cadmium, lead found in drinking glasses

(AP) -- Drinking glasses depicting comic book and movie characters such as Superman, Wonder Woman and the Tin Man from "The Wizard of Oz" exceed federal limits for lead in children's products by up to 1,000 ...

dateNov 22, 2010 in Health
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