News tagged with hooks

What is Hooke's Law?

The spring is a marvel of human engineering and creativity. For one, it comes in so many varieties – the compression spring, the extension spring, the torsion spring, the coil spring, etc. – all of which ...

dateFeb 16, 2015 in General Physics
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Winter in the southern uplands of Mars

Over billions of years, the southern uplands of Mars have been pockmarked by numerous impact features, which are often so closely packed that they overlap. One such feature is Hooke crater, shown in this ...

dateSep 19, 2014 in Space Exploration
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New fishing hook reduces shark catch

(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists have developed a new type of fishing hook to reduce the number of sharks accidently caught from commercial fishing. The special hook, called SMART Hook (Selective Magnetic and Repellent-Treated ...

dateJun 08, 2011 in Ecology
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Hooking up or dating: Who benefits?

As hooking up takes over from dating as a means of heterosexual interaction on university campuses, more women than men continue to prefer dating whereas more men than women rate hooking up above dating. Both genders however ...

dateApr 07, 2010 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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