How Fast Is Rey’s Speeder in the Star Wars Teaser?

How Fast Is Rey’s Speeder in the Star Wars Teaser?

We get another look at a speeder in the latest Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer. How fast was it moving? Video analysis included.

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An Analysis of SpaceX’s Falcon 9 Crash Landing

An Analysis of SpaceX’s Falcon 9 Crash Landing

The SpaceX Falcon 9 made it’s second attempt at landing on a barge and crashed. Here is a video analysis of the rocket, along with homework questions.

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Is the MagSafe Power Adapter Safer Than USB-C?

Is the MagSafe Power Adapter Safer Than USB-C?

The new Apple MacBook charges with a USB-C cable instead of the magnetic MagSafe power cord. How much safer is the MagSafe?

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University Bans GitHub Homework (Then Changes Its Mind)

University Bans GitHub Homework (Then Changes Its Mind)

The University of Illinois recently issued a DMCA takedown request against a student who had posted course homework (and answers) on Gitub. Then the university changed its mind. Welcome to the world of open source education.

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MythBusters Physics Homework: Whips and Pendulums

MythBusters Physics Homework: Whips and Pendulums

If you need more from the recent MythBusters episodes, here are some physics homework questions for you.

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