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Physics Flash Animations

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.

How Do You Create A Culture Of Innovation? This is the third part in a series by Scott Anthony, author of The Little Black Book Of Innovation. It sounds so seductive: a “culture of innovation.” The three words immediately conjure up images of innovation savants like 3M, Pixar, Apple, and Google--the sorts of places where innovation isn’t an unnatural act, but part of the very fabric of a company. It seems a panacea to many companies that struggle with innovation. While culture is a complicated cocktail, four ingredients propel an organization forward: the right people, appropriate rewards and incentives, a common language, and leadership role-modeling. The Innovator’s DNA Has Four Components If you ask most people what makes a great innovator, the most common response is innate gifts from parents or a higher power. At the core is what the professors call “associational thinking.” Questioning: Asking probing questions that impose or remove constraints. Sometimes the injection of a choice outsider helps shape a company’s culture.

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Video: Creepy Madagascan Beasts Rub Their Back Hairs Together To Make Squeaks The only mammals in the world that chirp like crickets — by rubbing body parts together — are these strange shrew-like creatures called streaked tenrecs. A BBC film crew has captured their stridulations on camera for the first time. The animals have special quills on their backs, which look like pale teeth and are noticeably different from the rest of its coarse fur and porcupine-like spines. About 30 species of tenrecs are found throughout Madagascar, with a few living on the African mainland. Their communications are mostly outside the range of human hearing, so filmmakers used bat detectors to ensure they could pick up the tenrecs' ultrasonic calls. From lemurs to fossas, Madagascar is home to a vast array of weird animals — but this one takes the cake.

Origins of the Ohio Valley Giants Revealed! Origins of the Ohio Valley Giants Revealed! Hundreds of giant human skeletons have been reported in Ohio. Who were they, where did they come from? Henge and earthwork complex in Mayburg Scotland that was the prototype of the henges in the Ohio Valley. henges in the British Isles are identical to those found in the Ohio Valley. Henge located at Mounds State Park in Anderson is identical to those found in the British Isles.These henges that are found in Indiana, Ohio, West Virgina and Kentucky were constructed, like their counterparts in the British Isles as solar temples. Burial mounds in England surrounded by a ditch or earthen wall. Burial mound at Marrieta, Ohio that is surrounded by a moat or ditch. Photo is from "The Nephilim Chronicles; Fallen Angels in the Ohio Valley" Two Dinaric skulls, one from Poland and the other from an Ohio mound. Skull on the left is from a Ohio burial mound and the Corded skull on the right from a northern European burial mound.

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- StumbleUpon - StumbleUpon Perpetual Futility A short history of the search for perpetual motion. by Donald E. Simanek Popular histories too often present perpetual motion machines as "freaks and curiosities" of engineering without telling us just how they were understood at the time. They also fail to inform us that even in the earliest history of science and engineering, many persons were able to see the futility and folly of attempts to achieve perpetual motion. Sometimes a particular device comes to us with a label, such as "Bishop Wilkins' magnetic perpetual motion machine." Bhaskara's Wheels. Villard de Honnecourt was born in the late 12th century and probably lived and worked in the north of France from 1225 to 1250. The most celebrated of his machine designs was for a perpetual motion wheel. Many a time have skilful workmen tried to contrive a wheel that should turn of itself; here is a way to make such a one, by means of an uneven number of mallets, or by quicksilver (mercury). Mark Anthony Zimara (1460?

Gapminder: Unveiling the beauty of statistics for a fact based world view. Cranial Nerves Can't remember the names of the cranial nerves? Here is a handy-dandy mnemonic for you: On Old Olympus Towering Top AFamous Vocal German Viewed Some Hops. The bold letters stand for: olfactory, optic, oculomotor, trochlear, trigeminal, abducens, facial, vestibulocochlear, glossopharyngeal, vagus, spinal accessory, hypoglossal. Still can't remember the cranial nerves? Shape distributes stress: sea urchin Echinoidea Echinoidea Learn more at Organism/taxonomy data provided by: Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: 2008 Annual Checklist Application Ideas: Roofs/buildings that resist hail or other storm damage. Industrial Sector(s) interested in this strategy: Architecture

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Sea urchin Taxonomy[edit] There is a wide diversity of shapes in sea urchins. This "slate-pencil sea urchin" (Heterocentrotus mamillatus), despite its big, wide spines, is a regular sea urchin and not a cidaroid: its spines are not covered with algae. Specifically, the term "sea urchin" refers to the "regular echinoids", which are symmetrical and globular, and includes several different taxonomic groups, including two subclasses : Euechinoidea ("modern" sea urchins, including irregular ones) and Cidaroidea or "slate-pencil urchins", which have very thick, blunt spines, with algae and sponges growing on it. The irregular sea urchins are an infra-classis inside the Euechinoidea, called Irregularia, and including Atelostomata and Neognathostomata. "Irregular" echinoids include: flattened sand dollars, sea biscuits, and heart urchins. Together with sea cucumbers (Holothuroidea), they make up the subphylum Echinozoa, which is characterized by a globoid shape without arms or projecting rays. Anatomy[edit]