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Deflategate: Could Physics be at Fault?

By now, most people in America have heard about "Deflategate," where the New England Patriots are alleged to have used underinflated footballs during the AFC championship game against the Indianapolis Colts. While some believe the Patriots footballs were tampered with, others have suggested that a change in temperature may have caused the Patriots' footballs to lose pressure. Carnegie Mellon Physics Professor Gregg Franklin explains how physics could have played a role in football's latest controversy.


 Marcel Bruchez and Alison Barth are two of the professors featured in Carnegie Mellon Today's story about CMU's global neuroscience research initiative called BrainHub

World's Most Influential Scientific Minds 2014

Professors Neil Donahue, Rongchao Jin and Krzysztof Matyjaszewski are among the most highly cited researchers according to Thomson Reuters

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Dickson Prize in Science

Joseph M. DeSimone

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and North Carolina State University

Breakthroughs in Imprint Lithography and 3D Additive Fabrication

Monday, February 16, 2015
4:30 p.m.
McConomy Auditorium, first floor, Cohon University Center

A light reception will immediately follow in Rangos 3, second floor, Cohon University Center.


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Read the latest issue of our alumni magazine, Science Connection.