Science

March 23, 2012

John Isner Photos from BNP Indian Wells Tennis

Great run to the finals, taking out defending champion Novak Djokovic before falling to Roger Federer in Sunday's final.

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February 04, 2012

Use the Karaoke Step to Approach the Net

No, no, no, no! 

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March 26, 2010

As Federer Passes Ivan Lendl, Time to Remember Former No. 1

MostWeeksNo1tennis This spring, Roger Federer passed former great Ivan Lendl for second place in total weeks as the number one tennis player in the world. Roger's number now stands at 276, so he should pass Pete Sampras' best-ever total of 286 by June barring Novak Djokovic having a spectucular spring while Fed completely disappears. 

Federer is already best-ever in consecutive weeks, with 237 at number one, far past Jimmy Connors, second in that category. 

This is a good time to recognize Ivan Lendl's tremendous run at number one.

Lendl, arguably, helped spawn today's dominant approach to ATP tennis -- big serve, but staying back on the baseline, and running around to hit 

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November 21, 2009

Mapping the Universe

You have to love astrophysicists. It takes a special combination of imagination, mathematical brilliance and sheer arrogance to create a map of a substance across vast stretches of space -- when you admit you don't know what that something is, and debate whether it even exists. 

That's why I love this image:

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