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Periodic Tables, Gender Bias and Stereotypes

Science lives in a world of data and so now that we have real evidence we must do something real about it.

We Need a New Kind of Learner

The 21st century requires a new kind of learner—not someone who can simply churn out answers by rote, but a student who can think expansively and solve problems resourcefully.

The Brutal Physics of Football

Ainissa Ramirez, hailing from the birthplace of American football, Yale University, walks us through the major physics concepts at work in the sport.

Can Physics Save Football?

The football helmet was designed to protect players against harm (by skull fractures), but the new behavior created a new threat (of concussions and other brain injuries).