MinutePhysics : YouTube Channel http://www.youtube.com/user/minutephysics MinutePhysics : YouTube Channel
Simply put: cool physics and other sweet science.
"If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough."
PhysicsCentral http://www.physicscentral.com/ PhysicsCentral
The American Physical Society represents some 45,000 physicists, and most of our work centers on scientific meetings and publications-the primary ways that physicists communicate with each other. With PhysicsCentral, we communicate the excitement and importance of physics to everyone.
We invite you to visit our site every week to find out how physics is part of your world. We'll answer your questions on how things work and keep you informed with daily updates on physics in the news.
Intute http://www.intute.ac.uk/sciences/ Welcome to the Science, Engineering and Technology pages of Intute.
Intute: Science, Engineering and Technology is a free online service providing you with access to the very best Web resources for education and research, evaluated and selected by a network of subject specialists.
It covers the physical sciences, engineering, computing, geography, mathematics and environmental science. The database currently contains 34464 records.
Wikibooks : Physics Study Guide http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Physics_Study_Guide Wikibooks : Physics Study Guide
From Wikibooks, the open-content textbooks collection
Goals of this guide: To help the student and any other interested person quickly familiarize themself with concepts and terminology so as to use the appropriate equations to get the desired answers to physics problems.
Linear Motion | Force | Momentum | Friction | Work | Energy | Torque & Circular Motion | Fluids | Fields | Gravity | Waves | Wave overtones | Standing Waves | Sound | Thermodynamics | Electricity | Magnetism | Optics | Greek Alphabet |
Eric Weissteins World of Physics http://scienceworld.wolfram.com/physics/ Eric Weisstein's World of Physics
Online encyclopedia of physics terms and formulas. Fully searchable, and also browsable alphabetically and by topic.
Special Relativity Simulator http://www.adamauton.com/warp/ This is a link to a computer program used to explain the strange effects of special relativity.
Includes the Lorentz transformations, the doppler effect and the headlight effect.
Einstein Light http://www.phys.unsw.edu.au/einsteinlight/ Einstein Light
Einstein's theory of relativity integrates electromagnetism into a logical extension of the relativity of Galileo and Newton. Its conclusions, including time dilation, length contraction, and E=mc2 have changed profoundly our ideas of time and space, matter and energy.
These multimedia modules (click on menu above right) give a brief overview of relativity - they present the main ideas. Inevitably, you will have questions.
So the related links give more complete explanations, at levels with or without mathematics.
How smart are you? - Physics http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/magazine/4308292.stm How smart are you? - Physics
After the success of our English and maths tests - where you scored an average of 16/20 - here is the next in our school subject quizzes.
We kick off with Physics - questions set with the help of Magazine reader Stu Jones, Cheshire.
Quantum Physics made relatively simple : videos http://bethe.cornell.edu/index.html Quantum Physics made relatively simple : videos lectures
IN 1999, legendary theoretical physicist Hans Bethe delivered three lectures on quantum theory to his neighbors at the Kendal of Ithaca retirement community (near Cornell University). Given by Professor Bethe at age 93, the lectures are presented here as QuickTime videos synchronized with slides of his talking points and archival material.
Intended for an audience of Professor Bethe's neighbors at Kendal, the lectures hold appeal for experts and non-experts alike. The presentation makes use of limited mathematics while focusing on the personal and historical perspectives of one of the principal architects of quantum theory whose career in physics spans 75 years.
Amusement Park Physics http://www.learner.org/exhibits/parkphysics/ Amusement Park Physics
How do physics laws affect amusement park ride design? In this exhibit, you'll have a chance to find out by designing your own roller coaster. Plan it carefully--it has to pass a safety inspection.You can also experiment with bumper car collisions.
FHSST Physics http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/FHSST_Physics:Index FHSST Physics : The Free High School Science Texts: A Textbook for High School Students Studying Physics.
A online book which readers can edit online in real time or add new content.
Amusement Ride Physics http://www.themeparkcity.com/itps/L_physics.htm Amusement Ride Physics | Funderstanding Roller Coaster | Model Amusement Park | The Physics of Amusement Parks | The Ride of Your Life | Usage of Physics and Velocity in Roller Coasters |
Physics Flashlets http://galileo.phys.virginia.edu/classes/109N/more_stuff/flashlets/home.htm This is a collection of Flash animations to make learning physics easier! They were created by myself and my students Jacquie Hui Wan Ching and Heather Welch, and Michael Timmins and Aris Stylianopoulos, in the summer of 2003. Some of these flashlets are not quite perfect yet, but we?e working on it.
Pythagoras | Eclipse of the Moon | Kepler? Laws | The Inner Planets | Jupiter Slingshot | The Doppler Effect | Carnot Cycle | Michelson-Morley Experiment | Lightclock | Young? Interference Experiment | Phases of Venus | Chinese Version |
Physics textbooks in free digital form http://www.lightandmatter.com/ These physics textbooks are free in digital form. Light and Matter is also available in print.
Light and Matter: an introductory physics textbook for life-science students
Cambridge Physics http://www-outreach.phy.cam.ac.uk/camphy/index.htm Cambridge Physics, part of the Cavendish Laboratory Educational Outreach website for schools and the public.
Discovery of the electron | Rutherford | nucleus | cloud chamber | X-ray diffraction | splitting the atom | mass spectroscopy | structure of DNA | pulsars | sweepnik |
Educational Outreach at the Cavendish Laboratory http://www-outreach.phy.cam.ac.uk/ Educational Outreach at the Cavendish Laboratory
The Cavendish Laboratory is the home of the Department of Physics of the University of Cambridge. The resources provided on these web pages are based on work done in the Cavendish Laboratory.
The Physics Classroom http://www.physicsclassroom.com/ The Physics Classroom
Learn basic physics concepts and review them in the Physics Tutorial. Check Your Understanding quizzes let you know you got it.
Is physics difficult for you to visualize? Do you need to see it to understand it? Then visit the Multimedia Physics Studio.
Practice your skills in Physics Help. Hone your skills by graphing problems, recognizing forces, identifying vector magnitude and direction, and practice vector addition.
The Laws List http://www.alcyone.com/max/physics/laws/ The Laws List
Laws, rules, principles, effects, paradoxes, limits, constants, experiments, & thought-experiments in physics. The list is more of a minidictionary of physics and astronomy terms, rather than strictly a list of laws, rules, and so forth.
Multimedia Physics Studios http://www.physicsclassroom.com Multimedia Physics Studios
The Multimedia Physics Studios consists of a collection of GIF animations and accompanying explanations of major physics concepts. The animations cover common physics principles discussed in a first-year high school physics course. The animation and discussion have been written specifically for high school physics students. While the animations provide a strong visual reinforcement of physics concepts, they are not interactive.
Dimensional Kinematics | Newton's Laws | Vectors and Projectiles | Momentum and Collisions | Work and Energy | Circular, Satellite, and Rotational Motion | Einstein's Theory of Special Relativity | Static Electricity | Waves, Sound and Light | Ray Optics | Work and Energy |
Physics4Kids http://www.physics4kids.com/ Everything in the universe has an effect on every other thing. Physicists study those forces and effects. It is a science that relates to all other sciences: Chemistry, Biology, Geology, Astronomy, Meteorology, Engineering, etc. If you can name it, chances are physics is involved.
Everything on Earth, everything in our solar system, everything in our galaxy, and everything in the universe moves and exists because of forces. Physics studies those FORCES and interactions. So go take a look
Physics | Physics4kids | motion | thermodynamics | light | modern physics | electricity | magnetism |
Fear of Physics http://www.fearofphysics.com/ The field is mired with images of weird old men electrocuting themselves, strange equations, esoteric concepts, indecipherable books, etc. To most, physics is simply unapproachable. We say "NO WAY" give it a chance!
The authors of this site have been involved with physics for 15 years. This includes college, graduate school, Ph.D. degrees, government funded research, national conferences, and teaching at the university level. WE LOVE PHYSICS. Unfortunately, not many people feel this way!
We created this site to be a friendly, non-technical place for you to come and "play" with the laws of physics for a while.
Physics | Sun, Earth, Moon | Speed and Acceleration | Why things fall | Collisions | Why Satellites Don't Fall | Make your Jump Shot | Cart Throws Ball Seesaws | Swinging Pendulums | The Doppler Effect | Things that Spin | Zero g | Sound | What is an Atom? | What is Friction? | One Dimensional Motion | Two Dimensional Motion | Forces and Newton's Laws | Conservation of Energy | Conservation of Momentum | Gravity | Oscillations | Rolling and Angular Momentum | Make a Quiz | Take a Quiz | Speed of Light |
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