Article and Website Links

Gyroscope-02-juneSometimes I will have you refer to these before or after a class discussion or for a Packet Reading. Go to the individual pages in this menu for the different catagories


Added 10/5/14:  Tip of the hat to Ashlynn for finding this one: Cool pendulum demo.

Added 3/31/14: Einsteins Equivalence Principle and Curvature of Space (Tensors!)

Added 3/29/14:  The Vortex is dead!  (Phil Plait)

Added 2/24/14:  A look into the far future

Added 12/9/13: Quarks to Quasars (Dark Energy)

Added 12/3/13:  If someone is a Climate Change denier and you need some ammo for your argument against them, this is the best site I have ever seen with hundreds of links to actual data and studies.

Added 11/25/13:  Calculus Better Explained

Added 10/19/13:  If you are into the SAT and the ACT, you ought to read this NYT article. 

Added 9/12/13: It’s official: Voyager has left the Solar System

Added 9/12/13:  First mechanical gear found in a live creature

Added 9/12/13:  Tip of the hat to Braden Heeney for sending me this on Phone Blocks . . .  great idea.  Too bad Apple and Samsung will sue the begeevers out of them for trumped up patent infringement charges.

Added 9/12/13:  Since there seems to be a controversy brewing about the difference between units and dimensions, this website should help.



Added 9/9/13: Tip of the hat to Jerry for finding this one:  19-year-old devises plan to rid the world’s oceans of million tons of plastic

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Added 8/22/13:  Five Beloved Scientist who were also Bullies.

Added 8/13/13:  The Untold Story of Google’s Quest to Bring the Internet Everywhere—By Balloon

Added 8/13/13: Take great courses from the world’s best universities

Added 8/13/13: The Periodic Table of Videos

Added 7/3/13: Why doesn’t Dark matter have any effect on our solar system?

Added 7/3/13: The Hammer-Ruler Trick

Added 7/2/13: fizzics!  This one is a gold mine.

Added 7/1/13:  Beyond Google Glass

Added 6/30/13: Academic Earth (Rethinking Education)

Added 6/30/13: Good for homework questions, but a little pricey after the trial period. 

Added 6/30/13:  New Boston (45 Physics help videos) and lots of other cool stuff.

Added 6/30/13: Study Blue (making flash cards and such) 

Added 6/30/13:  Start your MIT course work tonight!

Added 6/30/13: Yale’s entire Physics course — Free

Added 6/30/13: Thinking Allowed

Added 6/30/13: TED talks rated

Added 6/30/13:  TED

Added 6/30/13: Website: Wolfram Alpha

Added 6/30/13: Great Courses from the World’s Best Universities

Added 6/28/13:  Tallest, fastest looping roller coaster

Added 6/27/13:  NASA’s Voyager 1 Explores Final Frontier of Our ‘Solar Bubble’

Added 6/27/13:  Inside The Most Expensive Science Experiment Ever

Added 6/27/13:  At Chernobyl, Radioactive Danger Lurks in the Trees

Added 6/26/13:  Big Think (great website for big thinkers)

Added 6/20/13:  (“the world’s smartest website”)

Added 6/17/13:  Kilometer high Skyscrapers

Added 6/2/13:  History of Climate Change

Added 5/13/13  Earth’s core is speeding up.

Added 4/7/13:  In the top 5 coolest currently living

Added 4/6/13: 1940’s version of life on other planets

Added 3/29/13: This one just makes me happy

Added 3/23/13: The 10 most important #s in history.

Added 3/17/13:  DO THIS!! 

Added 3/17/13: The Nuclear Option

Added 3/16/13:  E = mc^2 is wrong

Added 3/11/13:  Standing Waves

Added 3/10/13:  Einstein’s notebook

Added 3/8/13:  Pendulum waves

Added 2/17/13: Mosh Pit Physics

Added 2/9/13: First World Problems

Added 2/9/13:  Einstein’s Last Mystery

Added 2/8/13:  Well, it was nice knowing you . . . 

Added 2/8/13: Formula One Racing abuse of air

Added 2/7/13: A great one minute source of excellent science links

Added 1/28/13:  We are becoming Cyborgs

Added 12/27/12:  50 years of Nasa Missions

Added 12/19/12:  The Large Hadron Collider

Added 12/16/12:  Higgs field and LHC explained in a cool way

Added 12/18/12:  Milky Way and Andromeda will collide in just 4 billion years

Added 12/15/12:  A good reference site for our expanding universe discussion:

Added 12/15/12:  Good Doppler effect website.

Added 11/18/12:  Udacity — The future of online courses?

Added 10/23:  Top ten Dragster Crashes (From the Kinematics in Drag Worksheet).

10/7/12:  NASA:  The Perpetual Ocean

9/28/12:  A Capella Science – Rolling in the Higgs (Adele Parody)

9/16/12:  Look below for the videos for Packet 1:

8/12/12: Click here for:  A good site to look at NOW if you are going to college.

7/3/12: Click here for:  The Higgs described after today’s big announcement.

7/1/12: Click here for: The Mechanical Universe Series

7/1/12: Click here for:  The Physics Classroom (an excellent tutorial)

6/30/12: Click here for: Global Warming debate laid out

6/26/12:  Click here for:  Slinky in detailed Free Fall.

4/8/12: Click here for: Minute Physics

2/10/12: Click here for: a cool interactive space site

2/8/12:  Click here for: “Knittin” Needle on the ISS

12/16/11:  Click here for: The earth breathes or . . . watch the world burn:

12/14/11: Click here for: Voyager videos

12/12/11: Click here for: Curiosity landing on Mars in August 2012

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