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Science Friday: Physics of Basketball

Listen to a physicist explain how to use the physics of spin to your advantage as you make foul shots, throw passes, and go for the basket.
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This short video from Ira Flatow’s Science Friday shows how physics affects your game. Listen to a physicist explain how to use the physics of spin to your advantage as you make foul shots, throw passes, and go for the basket. His explanation is certainly geared toward understanding physics, but the movie makes everything he says plain as day.

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