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Podcast: The Science Behind the FIFA “Brazuca” Soccer Ball

In this podcast from Science Friday, Ira Flatow, Bill Nye, and Simon Choppin discuss the science behind a new, specially designed soccer ball: the Brazuca. Adidas is touting its new ball as the latest in sports technology, but will it fare better than its World Cup predecessor, Adidas’ “Jabulani,” which apparently flew like a “knuckleball” and was detested by players?