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| Issue 36

Rio 2016 Olympics: science behind the sports

...while you cheer for your country’s athletes you can consider the contribution of science and technology to those Olympic medals! Find more sports related articles in our ‘sports series’ here....

Ages: not applicable;
Topics: Resources

| issue 35

Sports in a spin

...the ball confounds defenders, but the Magnus effect will be seen to greater and lesser degrees in all ball sports in this year’s Olympics. Table tennis players, for example, are...

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Physics

| Issue 10

“Intelligence is of secondary importance in research” But Tamara’s achievements reach beyond physics. As a PhD student, she served for two years as an elected member of the university sports association executive committee, organising sport for...

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Astronomy / space, General science

| Issue 36

Doping in the modern age

...on the science behind sports with our collection of sports related articles here. We’ll be publishing more updates from ESOF this week, and for more immediate updates, follow us on...

Ages: not applicable;
Topics: Science and society

| Issue 36

On track: technology for runners

...itself that fulfils this role. This fact reflects the gap in performance levels between school or amateur sports practised for fun or fitness, and top-level competitive sports. The energies involved...

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Physics, Chemistry, Engineering, Science and society

| Issue 28

Making the right moves

Breast cancer cell Image courtesy of public domain, credit: Bruce Wetzel and Harry Schaefer/National Cancer Institute) It might not be the most exciting spectator sport, but the World Cell Race...

Ages: 16-19;
Topics: Biology, General science

| Issue 13

The drama of science

...Meisterwerke der Malerei; image source: Wikimedia Commons Drama can combine elements of art, music and sport, and develop students’ creativity and fitness as well as their emotional and aesthetic awareness....

Ages: 11-14, 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Physics, Chemistry

| Issue 34

Advent calendar 2015: week three methods to the material used for outfits or for stadium floors: competition-level-sport relies on the most recent scientific and technical findings to keep athletes going beyond the limits of...

Ages: <11, 11-14, 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Resources