Tagged “science”

What Olympians can teach us about performing under pressure

When watching the impressive achievements of Olympic athletes it is natural to wonder what is going on in their heads, and how they do to stay focused in the face of so much pressure.

Why we get our best ideas in the shower

An ancient Greek scientist named Archimedes had the task of finding out whether a crown crafted for a king was made of pure gold or gold mixed with other metals. He could not melt or destroy the crown.

The Archimedes bath