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What’s really behind baseball’s home run surge?

Brian J. Love, University of Michigan and Michael L. Burns, University of Michigan At the 2019 Major League Baseball All-Star Game, Houston Astros pitcher Justin...

What happens when a raindrop hits a puddle?

Nate Barlow, Rochester Institute of Technology Have you ever taken a walk through the rain on a warm spring day and seen that perfect puddle?...

Lise Meitner – the forgotten woman of nuclear physics who deserved...

Timothy J. Jorgensen, Georgetown University Nuclear fission – the physical process by which very large atoms like uranium split into pairs of smaller atoms –...

70 years of instant photos, thanks to inventor Edwin Land’s Polaroid...

Ann Elsner, Indiana University It probably happens every minute of the day: A little girl demands to see the photo her parent has just taken...

The math behind the perfect free throw

Larry M. Silverberg, North Carolina State University Some 20 years ago, my colleague Dr. Chau Tran and I developed a way to simulate the trajectories...

Black holes aren’t totally black, and other insights from Stephen Hawking’s...

Christoph Adami, Michigan State University Mathematical physicist and cosmologist Stephen Hawking was best known for his work exploring the relationship between black holes and quantum...

Dark matter: The mystery substance physics still can’t identify that makes...

Dan Hooper, University of Chicago The past few decades have ushered in an amazing era in the science of cosmology. A diverse array of high-precision...

LIGO announcement vaults astronomy out of its silent movie era into...

Chad Hanna, Pennsylvania State University When LIGO detected its first gravitational wave back in September 2015, I was pretty excited to say the least. As...

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