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The mathematics of golf

(Phys.org)—The official Rules of Golf, which are continually being revised and updated as new equipment emerges, have close ties to mathematics. In many cases, math is used to place limitations on golf equipment, such as ...

dateAug 16, 2017 in Mathematics feature
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A new way to practice passing in soccer

In soccer, the ability to anticipate the arrival of teammates' passes, receive the ball, and quickly and accurately redirect it is essential to executing a game plan. But it can be difficult for individual players to develop ...

dateJul 06, 2017 in Engineering
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Using virtual reality to catch a real ball

Disney Research scientists have found innovative ways to enhance virtual experiences involving interactions with physical objects by showing how a person using a virtual reality system can use it to reliably catch a real ...

dateMar 20, 2017 in Computer Sciences
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