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Deflategate: Cold Wet Footballs, Ideal Gas Laws and Accusations of Cheating
Space Explorers Research, February 8, 2017
Just in time for Super Bowl LI, students in the Space Explorers Program examined the physics and media frenzy of Deflategate. During the 2015 AFC championship game, NFL officials discovered that the pressure in several footballs used by the New England Patriots had decreased below permissible levels.