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Holy levitating Slinky!

Holy levitating Slinky! | PhysicsLearn | Scoop.it
In this series of slow motion clips, you can see that if you hold a Slinky by one end and drop it, the bottom end doesn't actually...
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The Engineer`s Pulse: Peer Instruction Beats out Lecturing by Factor of Two

The Engineer`s Pulse: Peer Instruction Beats out Lecturing by Factor of Two | PhysicsLearn | Scoop.it
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NASA - Math & Science at Work

NASA - Math & Science at Work | PhysicsLearn | Scoop.it
NASA.gov brings you images, videos and interactive features from the unique perspective of America’s space agency.
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Video Analysis Tutorial and a cat

Video Analysis Tutorial and a cat | PhysicsLearn | Scoop.it
Cats can be entertaining - especially when they are someone else's cat and that someone made a video. Really, this post is about analyzing ...
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Another Gravitational Experiment in Angry Birds Space

Another Gravitational Experiment in Angry Birds Space | PhysicsLearn | Scoop.it
I have a problem. I admit it. Isn't admitting you have a problem the first step to recovery? My problem is Angry Birds Space. I just can't s...
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Five awesome ways they bent physics for 'The Avengers'

Five awesome ways they bent physics for 'The Avengers' | PhysicsLearn | Scoop.it
It turns out that beating a supervillain forces you to bend the laws of physics, even if you're one of "The Avengers." Get a reality check on five scientific twists from the movie.
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INERTIA: Johnny Carson: Dom DeLuise Egg Trick

INERTIA: Johnny Carson: Dom DeLuise Egg Trick | PhysicsLearn | Scoop.it
Comedy segment with Johnny and Dom DeLuise. Dom DeLuise sets up an elaborate slight of hand trick with eggs. Johhny thinks he's in on the gag when things suddenly turn into an impromptu food fight. From The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson.
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Purdue Sets World Record with Largest Rube Goldberg Machine

Purdue Sets World Record with Largest Rube Goldberg Machine | PhysicsLearn | Scoop.it
Hats off to the Purdue Society of Professional Engineers team. This weekend, the team broke its own world record for the Largest Functional Rube Goldberg Machine.
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What Is Science? From Feynman to Sagan to Asimov to Curie, an Omnibus of Definitions

What Is Science? From Feynman to Sagan to Asimov to Curie, an Omnibus of Definitions | PhysicsLearn | Scoop.it
'The most beautiful experience we can have is the mysterious -- the fundamental emotion which stands at the cradle of true art and true scie...
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3D glasses - Sixty Symbols - Physics and Astronomy videos

3D glasses - Sixty Symbols - Physics and Astronomy videos | PhysicsLearn | Scoop.it
How do 3D glasses work?Curious and quirky videos describing the various symbols used in physics and astronomy...
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Activity Based Physics Alternative Homework Assignments

A new approach to introductory physics homework. Problems develop physics skills in real world contexts.
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CircuitLab | sketch, simulate, and share your circuits

CircuitLab | sketch, simulate, and share your circuits | PhysicsLearn | Scoop.it
Sketch, simulate, and share your circuits, entirely in your browser -- no install required. Easy schematic capture and powerful SPICE-like, mixed-mode simulation helps EE students, electronics hobbyists, and electrical engineers design faster.
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Slinky drop analysis

Over the last year there’s been a lot of posting and questioning about what happens to the bottom of a slinky when you drop the top. Here’s a good video from my friend Derek showing peo...
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Symphony of Science - the Quantum World!

mp3: http://bit.ly/oRYyiV A musical investigation into the nature of atoms and subatomic particles, the jiggly things that make up everything we see. Featuri...
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MIT Creates Amazing UI From Levitating Orbs

MIT Creates Amazing UI From Levitating Orbs | PhysicsLearn | Scoop.it
Anyone else see The Avengers? Just like in Iron Man 1 and 2, Tony Stark has the coolest interactive 3-D displays. He can pull a digital wire frame out of a set of blueprints or wrap an exoskeleton around his arm.
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Why Are Astronauts Weightless?

http://www.abc.net.au/catalyst/team/default.htm I have been working with Catalyst on ABC1 to bring some Veritasium to Australian TV. In this segment I ask wh...
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Superposition of Gravitational Forces in Angry Birds Space

Superposition of Gravitational Forces in Angry Birds Space | PhysicsLearn | Scoop.it
No. This is not a Lagrange Point in Angry Birds Space. It is important, though.Let me get this over with. Why is this not a Lagrange Point?W...
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The Gravitational Force in Angry Birds Space

The Gravitational Force in Angry Birds Space | PhysicsLearn | Scoop.it
Now that Angry Birds Space is actually available on various platforms, I realize I made some mistakes. Just to be clear, my previous analysi...
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Nanosponges soak up oil again and again

Nanosponges soak up oil again and again | PhysicsLearn | Scoop.it
A sponge made of pure carbon nanotubes with a dash of boron shows remarkable ability to absorb oil spills from the surface of water.
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Seat Activities Index

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This web site provides a collection of classroom activities for use in large introductory college physics classes on the topics of mechanics, electricity and magnetism, and optics.

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The WikiPremed MCAT Course

The WikiPremed MCAT Course | PhysicsLearn | Scoop.it
The WikiPremed MCAT Course is an open access,
comprehensive learning program for
college physics, chemistry, biology, and organic chemistry within a unified,
spiraling curriculum.
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Road trip to a physics blogger’s class

Road trip to a physics blogger’s class | PhysicsLearn | Scoop.it
If I ever am lucky enough to get a sabbatical, I can think of few better ways to spend it than traveling around the world visiting the classes of the many incredible teachers I've met through twitt...
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