News tagged with pressure changes

Football physics and the science of Deflategate

News reports say that 11 of the 12 game balls used by the New England Patriots in their AFC championship game against the Indianapolis Colts were deflated, showing about 2 pounds per square inch (psi) less pressure than the ...

dateJan 23, 2015 in General Physics
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How strong is the gravity on Mars?

The planet Mars shares numerous characteristics with our own. Both planets have roughly the same amount of land surface area, sustained polar caps, and both have a similar tilt in their rotational axes, affording each of ...

dateDec 11, 2014 in Space Exploration
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Hydraulic chamber tests fish survival

Australia's native fish could stand a better chance of survival when passing through hydropower turbines in major waterways thanks to an innovative mechanical chamber developed at UNSW, which is nominated for a top engineering ...

dateSep 20, 2013 in Ecology
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World food output growth to slow: UN/OECD

Growth in global agricultural production is expected to slow in the coming decade, the UN food agency and the OECD said in a joint report Thursday, warning threats to food security remain.

dateJun 06, 2013 in Other
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