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Teachers turn to Tolkein to explain physics
... three dimensions. Redefining the kilogram In a vault
on the outskirts of Paris sits a small platinum-iridium cylinder that has the unique property that its mass can neither rise nor fall. What makes this lump of metal so special is that it is the "official" kilogram. So whether the cylinder gets "heavi...
What it means to be a mammal: New clues from tiny fossil described in Science
... , meaning "head." Hadrocodium has a large brain vault
compared to other living mammals with its same skull size. Since the bones of the mammalian middle ear stop growing in size earlier than the brain, the Science authors suggest that expanded brain size may have pushed the ear bones away from the jaw...
Physicist says women could vault to new Olympic records
...p height. The faster a vaulter sprints toward the vault
bar, the more energy is available for the vault. Nielsen says in addition to the approach velocity, other factors must be considered, such as how effectively the vaulter's horizontal running velocity is converted into vertical velocity, since this ...