Angie Smibert

Angie Smibert

www.angiesmibert.com
US / Young adult science fiction author, collector of useless knowledge, and all-around geek.
Angie Smibert
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Crushing the hopes and dreams of basketball lovers with math.

A perfect NCAA bracket isn’t impossible — you just need 9 quintillion tries

Basketball is a fast-moving game of improvisation, contact and, ahem, spatio-temporal pattern recognition. Rajiv Maheswaran and his colleagues are analyzing the movements behind the key plays of the game, to help coaches and players combine intuition with new data. Bonus: What they're learning could help us understand how humans move everywhere.

TED Talks With Rajiv Maheswaran: The Math Behind Basketball’s Wildest Moves -

How Muscle Memory Works and How It Affects Your Success

Muscle memory is not a memory stored in your muscles, of course, but memories stored in your brain.

The Highest-Tech Stadium in Sports Is Pretty Much a Giant Tesla | WIRED

The Highest-Tech Stadium in Sports Is Pretty Much a Giant Tesla

Jump Shot vs. Standing Shot

Ever wonder why the shortest Golden State Warrior has an unstoppable jump shot?

Sport Science

Sport Science Index

In this segment, NBC's Lester Holt looks at the role vectors play every time an NFL quarterback throws a pass.

"Science of NFL Football" is a video series funded by the National Science Foundation and produced in partnership with the National .

Whistle for N.C.A.A. Tournament Is Instrumental to the Game - The New York Times

The tournament has a familiar refrain created by a specific model of whistle, the Fox and this year it is being used to automatically stop the game clock.

Digital Whistles

Kobe Bryant and Paul Pierce may take center stage during the NBA Championships, but the tech behind the game has just as many surprises.

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In a way, a game like basketball is a physics geek’s delight. It’s a playground where you can apply physics principles to try and get some added insight to the game. Here are 5 things you didn't know about the physics of basketball.

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In a way, a game like basketball is a physics geek’s delight. It’s a playground where you can apply physics principles to try and get some added insight to the game. Here are 5 things you didn't know about the physics of basketball.

Stem in Basketball

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