A Knuckleball No More: World Cup Soccer Ball Gets A Redesign

NPR | April 30, 2014 10:12 a.m.

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John Eric Goff, the chair of the physics department at Lynchburg College, explains the science of the 2014 World Cup soccer ball. The Adidas Brazuca is expected to perform better than the version used in South Africa in 2010.

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