News tagged with soccer

Study explains science of soccer

With the attention of sports fans worldwide focused on South Africa and the 2010 FIFA World Cup, U.S. scientist John Eric Goff has made the aerodynamics of the soccer ball a focus of his research.

dateJul 01, 2010 in General Physics
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Robot soccer heroes (w/ Video)

( -- University of New South Wales's action androids have made it to the grand final of the world's biggest robot soccer competition - only to be knocked out by a team from Germany.

dateJun 25, 2010 in Robotics
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Using science to identify true soccer stars

( -- As a young boy growing up in Portugal, Luis Amaral loved playing, watching and talking soccer. Amaral and his friends passionately debated about which players were "the best." But, it was just a matter of ...

dateJun 16, 2010 in Mathematics
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