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  • Sounds made up, doesn't it? But in reality, it could be a missing key to physics.

    What Is Imaginary Time?

    What Is Imaginary Time?

    by Leonard Kelley0

  • A detailed overview on the working of magnets whether you're looking for examination help, project guidance or knowledge to satisfy your curious mind.

    How Do Magnets Work?

    How Do Magnets Work?

    by Brandon Lobo24

  • There are three main types of nuclear radiation. What causes this radiation to be produced? What are the dangers and uses of nuclear radiation?

    What Is Nuclear Radiation?

    What Is Nuclear Radiation?

    by Sam Brind0

  • While we don't know if they exist, the physics of tachyons would bring much excitement to science. But what are they?

    What Are Tachyons?

    What Are Tachyons?

    by Leonard Kelley0

  • You are walking down the road when, "eek!" you fall into a huge pool of quicksand. There is nobody near enough to hear your cries for help. How will you escape? Can you really drown in quicksand? How can your practice escaping from quicksand from the safety of your own home? This recipe for Cornstarch Quicksand is very similar to the real thing, it is easy to make, and it even lets you walk on water.

    Will Quicksand Kill You?  The Science Of Goo: Cornstarch, Quicksand, Oobleck, And Non-Newtonian Fluids

    Will Quicksand Kill You? The Science Of Goo: Cornstarch, Quicksand, Oobleck, And Non-Newtonian Fluids

    by Lena Welch1

  • The year 1905 is referred to as Albert Einstein's annus mirabilis (miracle year). Over the course of a year Einstein published four groundbreaking papers in physics. In doing this he announced his genius to the world and began his career as one of the world's most respected scientists.

    Why 1905 Is Considered Einstein's Miracle Year

    Why 1905 Is Considered Einstein's Miracle Year

    by Sam Brind0

  • Nanotechnology is not a complicated notion, but it sure can sound fancy. If you've heard about it but you'd like to learn a little more, here's a quick primer on nanotech.

    What Is Nanotechnology or "Nanotech"?

    What Is Nanotechnology or "Nanotech"?

    by Andrew Smith7

  • A neutrino is a unique type of subatomic particle that is more mysterious than the other more well known particles. How were they discovered and what are their possible uses in the future?

    What Are Neutrinos?

    What Are Neutrinos?

    by Sam Brind0

  • Water has some properties that can make it a good refrigerant. It also possesses some undesirable properties that makes its application as a refrigerant very challenging and inefficient to implement.

    Should Water Be Used as a Refrigerant?

    Should Water Be Used as a Refrigerant?

    by C Amoabeng2

  • Gamma Ray Spectroscopy - An introductory review of germanium gamma ray detectors, and the spectroscopic methods used in the measurement of x-ray escape peaks, annihilation photons, peak summing, energy resolution, and total and photopeak efficiency.

    Gamma Ray Spectroscopy

    Gamma Ray Spectroscopy

    by Thomas Swan2

  • A magnet is an object that has a magnetic field strong enough to influence other materials. The molecules in a magnet are aligned to all face one way, which gives the magnet its magnetic field. Sometimes the molecules can align permanently, making a...

    The Characteristics of Magnetic Fields

    The Characteristics of Magnetic Fields

    by Claire Miller9

  • Why does time only go forward? Is there some kind of gravity that relates to time? The gravity of time, or time gravity, is my theory that affects the direction of time—keeping it going only in one direction.

    Why Time Only Goes Forward: A Theory I Call Time Gravity

    Why Time Only Goes Forward: A Theory I Call Time Gravity

    by Glenn Stok27

  • Students have an excellent chance of doing well on a physics exam if they work efficiently throughout the physics course and follow some tips for writing exams.

    How to Pass a High School Physics Exam

    How to Pass a High School Physics Exam

    by Linda Crampton24

  • Test which surfaces create more friction, see how strong friction is, learn how to reduce friction, and even discover the side effects of friction. There are sliding friction experiments, a phone book friction experiment, a way to make rice stick together, an experiment to create frictional heat, and lots more friction experiments for all ages.

    How to Do a Friction Science Experiment

    How to Do a Friction Science Experiment

    by Candace Bacon31

  • High rupturing capacity (HRC) fuses are totally enclosed fuses with definite known- high breaking capacity which have been developed after intensive research by manufacturers and supply engineers.

    High Rupturing Capacity (HRC) Fuses

    High Rupturing Capacity (HRC) Fuses

    by OSBERT JOEL C0

  • More than half of PhD students leave physics after earning their degree. The reasons include a lack of financial reward or job security.

    Reasons for Leaving Physics

    Reasons for Leaving Physics

    by Thomas Swan27

  • Quantum Mechanics is quite intimidating but also very intriguing. However, the whole quantum theory stands on the shoulders of Heisenberg's Uncertainty Principle. Let's see its perilous existence and the need of Heisenberg's Uncertainty Principle.

    The Subtlety of Quantum Mechanics

    The Subtlety of Quantum Mechanics

    by Dishant Varshney2

  • Galileo, the great prototype for all scientists, made many discoveries in physics and astronomy. But whose work did he build off of?

    Physics Before Galileo

    Physics Before Galileo

    by Leonard Kelley1

  • Often a headache, time paradoxes are hard to fully delve into. Lets try and take a look at a few of them and see what we can learn from them.

    What Are Some Famous Time Paradoxes?

    What Are Some Famous Time Paradoxes?

    by Leonard Kelley2

  • What are Decibel levels and why are they so important? How can you measure them and when are they too "loud"?

    Decibel Levels

    Decibel Levels

    by Tony1

  • Why are high energy particle accelerators, such as the LHC at CERN, required to study modern particle physics? What are the different types of particle accelerator? Do particle accelerators have other benefits to society outside of scientific research?

    What Is a Particle Accelerator Used For?

    What Is a Particle Accelerator Used For?

    by Sam Brind0

  • The first calipers were seen in China and were used for not only measurements but as a directional compass for ships at sea. This hub provides a list of different calipers and how they are used.

    A Brief History and Usage of Vernier Calipers

    A Brief History and Usage of Vernier Calipers

    by Jamie Lee Hamann12

  • Speed can be measured in many different ways and the instruments used to measure speed vary with the job.

    Speed Measuring Instruments

    Speed Measuring Instruments

    by Joan Whetzel7

  • These particles are a huge component of modern particle physics, but boy are they a pain to comprehend!

    What Are Neutrino Physics?

    What Are Neutrino Physics?

    by Leonard Kelley4

  • With billions of galaxies in the universe that may have the potential for Earth-like planets in their solar systems, the chance of intelligent life elsewhere must exist. But there are reasons why we may never find it.

    Why Intelligent Life in the Universe May Never Be Found

    Why Intelligent Life in the Universe May Never Be Found

    by Glenn Stok20

  • One will be surprised how some "simple" constructs around us are anything but.

    Weird Physics Facts

    Weird Physics Facts

    by Leonard Kelley0

  • Quantum computing is a new type of computation based upon the physics of quantum mechanics. What are the basic principles that are utilised by a quantum computer? Can we actually build a quantum computer and what could it used for in the future?

    How Does a Quantum Computer Work?

    How Does a Quantum Computer Work?

    by Sam Brind0

  • Physics aims to give elegant explanations for the phenomena observed within in our universe. These explanations are encoded in the mathematical language of equations. What are the most important and beautiful equations in physics?

    Top Ten Most Beautiful Equations in Physics

    Top Ten Most Beautiful Equations in Physics

    by Sam Brind0

  • You might think there's nothing to it, but "nothing" is actually quite enormous. It makes up the entire sum total of everything that is nonexistent, which is the emptiness between all physical particles of matter in the universe. There is more emptiness than physical substance.

    What Is Nothingness in Physics and the Universe?

    What Is Nothingness in Physics and the Universe?

    by Glenn Stok11

  • One of the most important theories in physics is Albert Einstein's theory of special relativity. The theory of special relativity (and its equations) explained how space and time are actually intrinsically linked to each other, instead of being two separate concepts.

    What Is Special Relativity?

    What Is Special Relativity?

    by Sam Brind0

  • Do you believe that time exist, or do you believe that it is an idea in our minds?

    Time Perception

    Time Perception

    by ArtsySpy2

  • A basic easy learning and revision guide to chaos theory. I’ve tried to make this article easy to follow by using my own learning techniques i.e. very simple and without repetition.

    Chaos Theory: A Starter Guide

    Chaos Theory: A Starter Guide

    by Brian OldWolf2

  • Already a complicated subject, black holes get even weirder when viewed through the lens of string theory. Read on for some odd possibilities for what black holes really are.

    What Are Black Holes in String Theory?

    What Are Black Holes in String Theory?

    by Leonard Kelley0

  • Involving many principles of science, this particular paradox follows a consequence of black hole mechanics and has far-reaching implications, no matter what the solution is.

    What Is the Black Hole Firewall Paradox?

    What Is the Black Hole Firewall Paradox?

    by Leonard Kelley1

  • The physics of a waterfall are curious. The second law of thermodynamics says that things tend toward a more disordered state. Is the second law saying that destruction (erosion) wins over creation?

    How Does a Waterfall Work, Exactly?

    How Does a Waterfall Work, Exactly?

    by Laura Schneider9

  • Nuclear power plants are based around the energy produced by nuclear fission. What is nuclear fission and what are the components within a reactor that enable and control the unstable fission process?

    Nuclear Reactor Physics

    Nuclear Reactor Physics

    by Sam Brind0

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