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Alright, I dislike any form of social media but I thought I’d give this a try. I’ve experienced the pain of studying A-level science so I thought I’d share some of my notes with you.

Biology

Review: E=MC² (Stewart)

E=MC² : Simple Physics : Why Balloons Rise, Apples Fall, and Golf Balls Go Awry | Jeff Stewart | Nonfiction, Informational | 2010

I have to admit, I was a little embarrassed when I first checked out this book from the library.  524 more words

Book Review

Civilizations

Civilizations have two important properties:

  1. they are dissipative systems, and
  2. they are creative systems.

A dissipative system is a physical system that maintains its state by turning resources from a usable form into an unusable waste form. 2,553 more words

Economy

What Exactly Are Sounding Rockets? Sounding rockets, contrary to...

What Exactly Are Sounding Rockets?

Sounding rockets, contrary to their name, aren’t used for aural testing.

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AAPT High School Physics Teacher Camp

I’m so excited that I get to share this news. I’ve been working with a few of the people I met at AAPT in MN on a new, experimental addition to the summer meeting. 1,015 more words

Physics

Gold & the Magneticfield

Question, if gold is the strongest material against radiation why not put Gold Particles in low orbit to reflect incoming radiation if we experience a weak magnetic field?

April 18 - Soda Pops!

The only thing better than science is science that ends up making a huge mess. In today’s installment of the Secret Science Society, Mary, Daniel, and Peter discover exactly why candy plus soda pop makes such a big mess in Soda Pops! 1,055 more words

Famous Scientists