The past 2 weeks there has been some controversy around the so-called “Deflate-gate,” where the N.E. Patriots were accused of intentionally deflating the footballs to gain an edge. Given their past transgressions, they were immediately deemed guilty by many.
However, what is the evidence in this case? How about a scientific experiment!
A study by HeadSmart Labs finds that the pressure of the footballs should have dropped around 1.82 P.S.I. This may explain why the footballs were under-inflated. Who knows if the footballs were intentionally deflated, but science shows the P.S.I. should have dropped.
Enjoy the Big Game!
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