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The Quantum-Mechanical Gas Law

In my previous posts, it was mentioned repeatedly that the kinetic theory of gases is not quite correct: the experimentally measured values of the so-called… 2,150 more words

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The Bathroom Scale in Orbit

When being on the International Space Station (ISS), you cannot just go grocery shopping if the food is running out – the reasons for that are mainly of logistical nature, logically. 930 more words

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The harmony of being at the minimum

I am always amazed by the idea of being at the minimum. Because every physical system near the minimum is an harmonic oscillator, and we love harmonic oscillator ! 296 more words

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Why "The Harmonic Oscillator"?

“I love science, and it pains me to think that so many are terrified of the subject or feel that choosing science means you cannot also choose compassion, or the arts, or be awed by nature. 465 more words

Harmonic oscillator Friday

Let’s close out the week with some physics…and a fun, hypnotizing video.

Ordinarily, metronomes remind me of boring, interminable piano lessons (which were all the more painful because I hardly ever practiced). 102 more words

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