sport science

  • The chemistry of the cricket ball

    Is there a difference between different coloured balls?

    The smallest change in the velocity or direction of a cricket ball can have a dramatic effect on the outcome of a mat...

    Chemistry January 18, 2022
  • The science of wicket soil

    What makes Australia such a good place to play cricket?

    As eyes turn to Bellerive Oval for the first Ashes Test ever held in Hobart, there’s plenty of speculation about how ...

    Culture January 14, 2022
  • 3D printing is helping paralympians gain an edge

    From bespoke seats to titanium arms, how does the widespread availability of 3D printers help to ...

    By James Novak, The University of Queensland and Andrew Novak, University of Technology Sydney Major sporting even...

    Core Sciences September 4, 2021