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How does music start a revolution? A Smarter U Episode 2

3/25/2019
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How does music get front-row tickets to the revolution? From coded spiritual songs that guided slaves along the Underground Railroad to Ukrainian folk songs opposing Russian invasion, music has played a role in uniting people and inspiring protest. Dr. Lindsay Michie saw this firsthand when she was a photojournalist in South Africa during the fall of apartheid nearly 30 years ago. This helped inspire a class that she's offering to first-year University of Lynchburg students in Fall 2019. Dr....

Duration:00:38:17

Football, physics, and concussions: A Smarter U Episode 1

1/31/2019
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What happens inside the skull when two people weighing well over 200 pounds collide at full speed? As the New England Patriots and the Los Angeles Rams head to the Super Bowl, a physicist and an athletic trainer sat down to talk about the physics of the game and the science of concussions.

Duration:00:23:25