A little history of physics

A little history of physics

A little history of physics A little history of physics In the early 20th Century, the only matter particles known to exist were the proton, neutron, and electron. Then additional particles were discovered in cosmic rays and particle accelerators. By the mid-1960s, physicists realized that their previous understanding, where all ...

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Physics in Hand-to-Hand Combat

Physics in Hand-to-Hand Combat Physics in Hand-to-Hand Combat Civilizations wax and wane but principles of physics remain steadfast. The most effective techniques from martial arts are ones that effectively dole out principles of physics, quickly, forcefully, and with a will to achieve a goal. Some are born with an innate ...

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Physics Laws Flawed?

Physics Laws Flawed? Not so fast, Mister! Physics Laws Flawed? There is a major concern when a news report doesn’t do a COMPLETE reporting and make it appear as if this is a done deal. One of the continuing controversy and continuing area that is still being investigated is the ...

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Physics and Physicists

Physics and Physicists Physics and Physicists Know, I kept thinking that it’s only going to be a matter of time before something like this happens, and it has (at least it is the first time I’ve seen reported in the news media). A physicist is challenging his speeding fine that was based ...

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In 1926, An Austrian physicist

In 1926, An Austrian physicist In 1926, an Austrian physicist by the name of Erwin Schrödinger developed an equation known as the Schrödinger Wave Equation.  What’s interesting about this equation is that it brings into light the idea of de Broglie about the electron behaving like a wave and like a particle.  The ...

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Alpha – The Fine Structure Constant

Alpha- The Fine Structure Constant Alpha – The Fine Structure Constant “[1/137] is one of the greatest damn mysteries of physics: a magic number that comes to use with no understanding by man. You might say the ‘hand of God’ wrote that number, and ‘we don’t know how He pushed ...

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Fundamentals of Nuclear Physics

Fundamentals of Nuclear Physics Fundamentals of Nuclear Physics This short animated video explains the fundamentals of nuclear physics – Binding energy, energy-mass equivalence, nuclear fission & chain reaction in simple terms. Adapted from “A is for Atom (1953)” The Ecole Polytechnique, one of France’s top academic institutions, has a longstanding ...

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