Math and science might not spring to mind when you head out to the stadium or tune in to the Super Bowl. Yet both are behind every throw, tackle, and touchdown.
Discover how geometry determines the accuracy of a pass and the fastest path across the football field. See the role Newton's laws of motion play in who wins the game. And check out the medical science behind training camp.
Blizzards aren't just a good excuse for a snow day. They are dangerous, extreme weather phenomenon. And they don't even require new snow fall!
Explore the differences between snow storms and blizzards. Discover how to stay safe during a blizzard. And check out photos of some of the most dramatic blizzards of recent history.
Any bird that "makes its living" from the ocean beyond the surf zone is part of this diverse collection of marine birds. Several orders are included.
From gulls and albatross to penguins and the blue-footed booby, there are nearly 500 species of seabirds. Explore how their anatomy and habits make them well-suited for ocean life.
One minute a building sits on its lot, the next it sits at the bottom of a 100-foot hole. It is the victim of a sinkhole, an area where surface water has penetrated soft rock (often limestone), dissolved it, and made the overlying surface so unstable that it collapses.
Sinkholes occur naturally and also come about as a result of road building and other types of construction. Find out more.
A type of traumatic brain injury, concussions can cause headache, nausea, neck pain, and dizziness.
Concussions are a common injury in sports, and numerous concussions can have long term health effects that scientists are still studying. Find out more about this pain in the brain.