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?

Nov 22, 2010 5 / 5 (1) 0

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 ...

Nov 22, 2010 4 / 5 (3) 0 | with audio podcast