Category Archives: Unit 3

ZERO-G Challenges of a Trip to Mars

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Veritasium – Can Humans Sense Magnetic Fields?

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Veritasium – The History of Video

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PhET: Masses and Springs

Hang masses from springs and discover how they stretch and oscillate. Compare two mass-spring systems, and experiment with spring constant. Transport the lab to different planets, slow down time, and observe the velocity and acceleration throughout the oscillation. Click to … Continue reading

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Muon decay

How can the decay of muons produced in the Earth’s upper atmosphere provide evidence for the Special Theory of Relativity?

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Fermilab: Relativity series with Dr Don Lincoln

What is relativity all about? Relativistic velocity: When 1 + 1 = 1 Why can’t you go faster than light? Relativity: how people get time dilation wrong Relativity’s key concept: Lorentz gamma Einstein’s clocks Twin paradox: the real explanation Length … Continue reading

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Breakthrough Junior Challenge: Some Cool Ways of Looking at the Special Theory of Relativity

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Frame of Essence – The light that will light the way

Are you really standing still? The Michelson-Morley Experiment Time dilation The Cosmic Speed Limit Mass-Energy Equivalence – E=mc²

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Neil deGrasse Tyson explains the Michelson-Morley experiment

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How transformers work?

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