Welcome to NHS Physics

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An amateur astronomer caught this accidentally in 2012. Jupiter captures another potential earth destroying asteroid that no one even knew was out there.  That visible plume from the asteroid exploding in Jupiter’s atmosphere is about the size of the Earth.   Jupiter is my best friend (sorry Randy). Image 2

A 3D projection of an 8-cell performing a 

double rotation about two orthogonal planes

(As in the Black hole in Interstellar)

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  Definition of a radian:Image-5

Below is the complicated 10 year path of the Rosetta Probe as it traveled to the Comet.

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Newton’s burst of colorful inspiration:

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Circular motion converted to Simple Harmonic Motion

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Check out the pictures below.

Recent Posts

11/10 – 11/14 (Interstellar; Rosetta; Gravity; g; Free Fall)

THIS WEEK

Mon-     SNOW DAY!! 

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Tues-  –> ROCKETRY MEETING AT LUNCH <–  Slide Show, BOW, JM, Notes: Spent the hour discussing the screen shots (mostly Astronomy and gravity stuff) 

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Wed- HO side 3 & 4 of THT4; BLUE DAY for Packet 3 Test; HO 4.5   (More Free fall problems)

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Thur –  Most students will be gone in the morning  classes for the NHS musical “White Christmas” so those that are here watched a thing on Hollow Earth; watched a thing on Samsara;   Did a graph from 4.5; Watched more of “The Right Stuff” 

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Fri-   Work on 4.6;  Did our first Where in Norman; Showed the new HUW; Discussed the History section of Packet 4; Prepared to go outside and do rocket launch on Monday 

LAST WEEK

Mon- Slide Show, BOW, JM, Notes: Studying g HO 4.4 Birth of Blue Equations; talked about the Physics of Interstellar (string theory (m theory); gravitons)

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Tues-  –> NO ROCKETRY <–  work on Blue Kinematics; discussed the Physics of interstellar and the Rosetta Probe and poor poor Philae; HO 4.4

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Wed- Worked on 4.4; discussed Newton’s Universal Law of Gravitation; g; Comet 67P 

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Thur –  MICHAEL SLEMMON’S will be here from 12:12 – 12:52 to talk about “Semester at Sea and Other Adventures”.   Sheet 4.3 Reading was due at 4:30PM — if you didn’t hand it in, wait until you turn in your Packet 4– I’ll grade it then;  

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Fri-  HO TAKE HOME TEST #4 Side 1 and 2;   Finished class part of 4.4;  HO 4.5 in some classes, began discussing convection and what causes molecules to speed up when exposed to IR electromagnetic waves.   

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