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Match Stick Rocket

Match Stick Rocket
Match Stick Rocket SUBJECT: Rocketry TOPIC: Propulsion DESCRIPTION: A small solid propellant rocket is made from a match and a piece of aluminum foil. CONTRIBUTED BY: Steve Culivan, KSC EDITED BY: Roger Storm, NASA Glenn Research Center 2 match book matches or wooden stick matches Small square of aluminum foil Paper clip Safety pin Take one match and wrap a small piece of aluminum foil around the match-head. Caution: Be sure the match rocket is pointed away from people or burnable materials. it is recommended to have water or some other fire extinguishant available. DISCUSSION: The match stick rocket demonstrates Isaac Newton's Laws of Motion as they relate to rocketry. In an interesting variation of the experiment, try making holes of different diameters to let the combustion products out at different rates. Return to Rocket Activities Return to Aerospace Activities Page Newton's Third Law Rocket Thrust Aerospace Education Services Project Oklahoma State University Related:  Physics

Einstein for Everyone Einstein for Everyone Nullarbor Press 2007revisions 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 Copyright 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 John D. Norton Published by Nullarbor Press, 500 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260 with offices in Liberty Ave., Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 15222 All Rights Reserved John D. An advanced sequel is planned in this series:Einstein for Almost Everyone 2 4 6 8 9 7 5 3 1 ePrinted in the United States of America no trees were harmed web*bookTM This book is a continuing work in progress. January 1, 2015. Preface For over a decade I have taught an introductory, undergraduate class, "Einstein for Everyone," at the University of Pittsburgh to anyone interested enough to walk through door. With each new offering of the course, I had the chance to find out what content worked and which of my ever so clever pedagogical inventions were failures. At the same time, my lecture notes have evolved. This text owes a lot to many. i i i

Surprise the Ones You Love (14 pics Dec 24/11 Surprise the Ones You Love (14 pics) Here are instructions for a very special gift for the people you love. Buy a Kinder Surprise. Carefully unwrap it, but be careful to not damage the package. Use a knife to cut the Kinder chocolate egg in half. Take the toy out. Write your special message or use other surprise gift. Roll up your message. Close the container. Pour boiling hot water over a sharp kitchen knife. Use the hot knife to melt the edge of the chocolate egg’s halves. Quickly place the container inside the two halves. Quickly seal the two halves while the edges are still soft and melted. Here comes the most difficult part. Lastly give the gift to your second half and say something like, “I bought bread and some sweets for you.”

How To Build A Fireball You Can Hold&Video - StumbleUpon 30+ Adobe Illustrator Tutorials : Mastering Your Tools and Options Sep 07 2008 Illustrator is capable of creating stunning effects, all waiting at your finger tips in the Tools palette. Illustrator Tools can transform a single path into a work of art. In this post we present a collection of excellent Adobe Illustrator tutorials that shows you exactly what needs to be done in order to create professional artworks using which tool and option. These tools and effects may or may not be new to you, but i am sure you will find interesting. You might be interested to check other related posts for more useful illustrator tutorials: “Pen” Tool - Illustrator’s Pen Tool: The Comprehensive Guide This comprehensive guide aims to introduce or remind you of features, shortcuts, and methods for working with what is arguably Adobe’s most essential tool, the pen tool. - Illustrator Pen tool exercises The first thing that you need to master and become proficient in is the Pen tool. - Illustrator Tutorial: Pen Tool “Magic Wand” Tool - Utilizing the Magic Wand’s Tolerance Levels

Chris Rieger | LevLight This is a project I've been working on for about 6 months now next to my regular studies. It is a levitating light bulb. This project came to life when i saw Jeff Lieberman's implementation of it a few months before starting. I was fascinated and started research on building my own, reading many academic papers and spending long nights reading up on pretty much every project which included wireless power transfer or magnetic leviation. What I found is that there are many many existing projects of both, but only a few have combined both these technologies. Once you have both working it's really just a matter of overlaying them. Of course I had many failed attempts and have a small box full of wasted components and boards I've soldered. Efficient wireless power transfer was the more painful part of this project. I have already begun building a new levitator, which is designed to have greater strength and a better control system.

Physics envy In science, the term physics envy is used to criticize a tendency (perceived or real) of softer sciences and liberal arts to try to obtain mathematical expressions of their fundamental concepts, as an attempt to move them closer to harder sciences, particularly physics. Evolutionary biologist Ernst Mayr discusses the issue of the inability to reduce biology to its mathematical basis in his book What Makes Biology Unique?.[2] Noam Chomsky discusses the ability and desirability of reduction to its mathematical basis in his article "Mysteries of Nature: How Deeply Hidden See also[edit] Notes[edit] Jump up ^ For example, Eugene Wigner remarked "The miracle of the appropriateness of the language of mathematics for the formulation of the laws of physics is a wonderful gift which we neither understand nor deserve References[edit] Chomsky, N. (2009). External links[edit] Overcoming ‘Physics Envy’, op-ed by two political scientists.

Working Model of Stephenson's STEAM ENGINE made of GLASS ! Rare! Video Log in High-Tech: Software, Hardware, and More Cynthia Yildirim Working Model of Stephenson's STEAM ENGINE made of GLASS ! Rare! This Model of Stephenson's Steam Engine was made in 2008 by master glassblower Michal Zahradník. posted 3 years ago © 2014 Redux, Inc. about redux | contact us | copyright | legal Creative Recycling Of light Bulb into Valuable Things | Weird Pictures,... - StumbleUpon When a light bulb burns out, we rarely give it a second thought. You can lend your imagination toward this fragile household item, intent on giving burnt out bulbs a second life as something very different, and aesthetically pleasing. It’s very easy to make, use of turning a light bulb into an oil burner, terrarium and many another interesting things. Used light bulbs, typically destined for the trash bin, could be the setting for an adorable miniature terrarium, practically any clear glass container can contain a tiny greenhouse, providing humidity and warmth to plants. Here are few amazing examples to use as inspiration.

30 Mind Blowing Pieces of 3D Street Art at DzineBlog Learn how to earn $125 or more per hour as a freelancer - Click Here Looking for hosting?. We recommend MediaTemple for web hosting. Use Code MTLOVESDESIGN for 20% off In this post we have put together some awesome and mind blowing 3d street art to inspire you. Escape of the Mummy Medici Garden Desert Baby 1 Poseidon & the Trevi Fountain Jaguar Temple 3d street art chalkfestival12 tracy lee stum Lagoon Mysterious Caves appear Ice Age Lava Burst Waterfall Johnnie Walker in Taipei A fair in Cologne Schiphol luchthaven Alice in Wonderland Astana tracy lee stum Chess with the Dalai Lama 3D Pavement art workshop 3d_24 Indian Fantasy A Midsummer Night’s Dream 3 Cranes Sky HDTV at Waterloo station-London About brantwilson Brant Wilson is a staff writer for the DesignMag network.

Cool Ideas May be You Have Never Think Of…. I know in our daily life their are lots of big things to solve, but have you ever thought about tiny little things, which can be solved by some weird ideas? ok…. i am sure you are not getting me? Right!!! then have a look at these…. and make your life easier…… [ad1] [ad2] Ads by Google Atomic Weapon Time Travel Research Center © 2005 Cetin BAL - GSM:+90 05366063183 - Turkey/Denizli Atomic Weapon - Atom bombası Diagram-1 Diagram -2 Diagram-1 Stabilizing Tail Fins Tail cone Air inlet tubes Air pressure detonator Lead Shield container Detonator arm Detonating head Conventional Explosive Charge (cordite) Uranium-235 "Bullet" (ca. 24 kg, 16 cm long, 10 cm diameter) gun cylinder (not drawn to proportion: it was 180 cm long, with an inner diameter of 10 cm) Uranium-235 "Target" (ca. 36 kg) with receptacle (neutron reflector is just above) Archie radar altimeter antenna (4xAPS-13) Fuses (inserted to arm bomb just before dropping it) Diagram-2 The Fat Man atomic bomb being readied on Tinian The initial design for the plutonium bomb was also based on using a simple gun design (known as the "Thin Man") like the uranium bomb. Fat Man Specifications Interior of the Fatman bomb. Hubbard's comments on the bogeyman of the time - the atomic bomb - are unintentionally hilarious. Fusion

page corner bookmarks | I Could Make That - StumbleUpon This project comes to you at the request of Twitterer @GCcapitalM. I used to believe that a person could never have too many books, or too many bookmarks. Then I moved into an apartment slightly larger than some people’s closets (and much smaller than many people’s garages) and all these beliefs got turned on their naïeve little heads. But what a person can always look for more of is really cool unique bookmarks. Page corner bookmarks are cute, practical and deeply under-represented in the world.* They’re easy to make, easy to customize, and will set you apart from all those same-same flat rectangular bookmarks. If you like this tutorial, here are a couple others that might be up your alley. If you’re loving the toothy monster vibe, check out these simple monster heating bags, filled with rice or wheat and entirely microwavable, to keep toes or fingers or tummies warm during the chilly winter months. What you’ll need: Putting it all together: 1) Follow steps 2 and 3 from above.

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