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Physics and the Games: a Winning Formula

| January 16, 2013 | 1 Comment

Physics and sports — it must be a joke right? Well, actually it’s not. Newtonian mechanics plays a huge role in sports engineering. Starting with the best way of throwing a baseball, ending with the best technique in jumping, physics offers solutions and improvements for a high number of sports. In this video, from IOP, a […]

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A First Zombie Flick Ever Made by Physicists

| December 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

So if you read the “Physics News of  the Week” then you’re probably wondering if I was joking about the zombie flick called “Decay”. Well actually it’s a real movie made entirely by physicists with a budget of 3000 bucks. And as you might imagine, this movie is entirely free and… it’s probably not the […]

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The Darkest Secrets of Isaac Newton

| November 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

Since I’ve already written a short article about Isaac Newton’s occult studies, I was pleasantly surprised to find a decent quality documentary about it. “Newton’s Dark Secrets” is a very good documentary by Nova, which skips all of the conspiracy theories and other fake stuff that you could often find in similar documentaries. Not only […]

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