Stuff You Should Know

How Yo-Yos Work — You may have played with a yo-yo before — perhaps you’ve even walked the dog — but do you know about the physics behind what makes a yo-yo sleep and wake up? Learn all about inertia, angular momentum and the history of the yo-yo in this episode of SYSK.

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  1. Why Aren’t More Girls Attracted To Physics? : All Tech Considered : NPR

    Even as the gender divide in some areas of science has diminished, a stubborn gap has persisted in high school physics. A new study finds that girls are more likely to take physics if they see women in their communities working in science, technology, engineering and math.

    http://www.npr.org/blogs/alltechconsidered/2013/08/09/210251404/why-arent-more-girls-attracted-to-physics?ft=1&f=102920358

    —Huffduffed by emoeby 8 months ago

  2. Science Weekly podcast: An accelerated guide to the Higgs boson | Science | guardian.co.uk

    LHC physicist Prof Jon Butterworth provides a super-condensed course in quantum mechanics, particle physics and the Standard Model

    http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/audio/2011/dec/12/science-weekly-podcast-higgs-boson

    —Huffduffed by coldbrain 2 years ago

  3. Home : Neuropod podcasts

    Nature - the world’s best science and medicine on your desktop

    http://www.nature.com/neurosci/neuropod/index.html

    —Huffduffed by faucho 8 months ago