This Will Mindfuck You: The Double-Slit Experiment. The video below shows scientific proof that there is something NOT quite logical or scientific about this universe.
The mere act of observation can completely change the outcome of an event! Before I get too ahead of myself, you need to watch the video below to understand: (Forgive the corny cartoon character explaining the concept — at least he knows his stuff) Recap: When a camera observed the electrons, they acted as particles. However, when the no equipment was used to observe the electrons, they acted as waves and particles simultaneously. So what’s the reason for this?
Want even further proof? Then in 2002, a group of researchers set up the experiment in a way that the electron could not possibly receive information about the existence of an observing instrument. The Results: The photons acted like particles 93% of the time that they were observed. Physics Homework Help, Physics Help, Physics Tutors. Hans Bethe: Quantum Theory Made Relatively Simple. 15 Fascinating TED Talks for Physics Students. UCB Physics Lecture Demonstrations - StumbleUpon. Professor of Theoretical Physics, CUNY. Transparency.jpg (JPEG Image, 2000×1200 pixels) - Scaled (56%) TOP TEN UNSOLVED PROBLEMS IN PHYSICS. The Energy Lie (Suppression of Technological Evolution) - Home.
Amazing Video footage of a Water Drop in 2000 frames per second. Personal and Historical Perspectives of Hans Bethe. Physics Flash Animations. We have been increasingly using Flash animations for illustrating Physics content.
This page provides access to those animations which may be of general interest. The animations will appear in a separate window. The animations are sorted by category, and the file size of each animation is included in the listing. Also included is the minimum version of the Flash player that is required; the player is available free from The categories are: In addition, I have prepared a small tutorial in using Flash to do Physics animations.
LInks to versions of these animations in other languages, other links, and license information appear towards the bottom of this page. The Animations There are 99 animations listed below. Other Languages and Links These animations have been translated into Catalan, Spanish and Basque: En aquest enllaç podeu trobar la versió al català de les animacions Flash de Física. Many animations have been translated into Greek by Vangelis Koltsakis. Quantrev. How to do things faster. Aerodynamics (Mechanics of Flight) Tracer Bullet 00-3 Aerodynamics is the science that deals with the motion of air and other gaseous fluids, and with the forces acting on solid bodies when they move through gaseous fluids, or when gaseous fluids move against or around solid bodies.
Therefore aerodynamics comes into play when air is flowing over airplanes, automobiles, cars, ships, buildings, and other objects. Aerodynamics also comes into play when air is flowing through ducts or other enclosed spaces such as wind tunnels, jet and rocket engines, and pipes. The movement of air can result in certain aerodynamic effects, such as heat that is generated and transferred to the surfaces of a solid body with which the air comes in contact. A specific example would be the heating up of the skin of a high-speed aerospace vehicle. Anderson, John D. Datta, Sreela. Wegener, Peter P. Anderson, John David. Anderson, John David. Anderson, John David. Hubin, Wilbert N. Tennekes, H. Abzug, Malcolm J., and E.
What would happen if I drilled a tunnel through the center of th". Want to really get away from it all?
The farthest you can travel from home (and still remain on Earth) is about 7,900 miles (12,700 kilometers) straight down, but you'll have to journey the long way round to get there: 12,450 miles (20,036 kilometers) over land and sea. Why not take a shortcut, straight down? You can get there in about 42 minutes -- that's short enough for a long lunch, assuming you can avoid Mole Men, prehistoric reptiles and underworld denizens en route. Granted, most Americans would end up in the Indian Ocean, but Chileans could dine out on authentic Chinese, and Kiwis could tuck into Spanish tapas for tea [sources: NOVA; Shegelski].
Of course, you'd be in for a rough ride. For sake of argument (and survival) let's pretend the Earth is a cold, uniform, inert ball of rock. At the Earth's surface, gravity pulls on us at 32 feet (9.8 meters) per second squared. You're still moving at a heck of a clip, though, so don't expect to stop there. Unsolved Problems.