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 Date: 10/13/15 03:05   in : Physics 

Richard Buckminster Fuller As one of America's engineers, inventors, designers, architects, writers, educators, philosophers, and poets, Richard Buckminster Fuller contributed much to America. He is most notable for his use of innovative technology in dealing with global problems agai...

 

1439 days

 Date: 10/13/15 00:59   in : Physics 

A Taste Of Weightlessness This paper discusses the subject of weightlessness. This subject is gained by the use of a specially modified KC-135A aircraft as described by journalist Glenn Zorpette. This paper discusses training requirements prior to an individual’s flight in the airc...

 

1440 days

 Date: 10/11/15 22:25   in : Physics 

Vibratory Motion Of A Spring Purpose: To verify the laws of simple harmonic motion for the spring. Materials: Spring, mass holder with pointer, scale, slotted masses, timer 1. Determine the force constant of the spring by adding masses to the spring, one at a time. There should be a...

 

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 Date: 10/11/15 21:30   in : Physics 

Motors And Generators Electric Motors and Generators, group of devices used to convert mechanical energy into electrical energy, or electrical energy into mechanical energy, by electromagnetic means. A machine that converts mechanical energy into electrical energy is called a generator, a...

 

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 Date: 10/11/15 11:44   in : Physics 

Slide Wire Experiment This experiment was engaged upon by measuring the internal resistance of three power sources and the electromotive force (emf). The potential difference between the terminals of such a source, when no current flows to en external circuit, is called an electromotive ...

 

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 Date: 10/11/15 10:01   in : Physics 

Fuel and Energy Nuclear power will be powering the Galileo. The Galileo will have it’s own Nuclear power plant. It will keep us loaded for all eternity. Fuel will be natural gas and delivered to us every six months. That is the maximum time you will be able to stay on the Galileo. For...

 

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 Date: 10/11/15 00:57   in : Physics 

Nicola Tesla Imagine electricity so powerful it can shoot through the air 130 feet, yet safe enough to travel through a person and light a bulb in his hand. It’s not fiction with modern electronics. Most of today’s modern electronic discoveries have their roots in the writings and patents...

 

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 Date: 10/09/15 22:15   in : Physics 

Conservation of Energy Energy supplies can be extended by the conservation, or planned management, of currently available resources. There are three types of energy conservation practices. The first is curtailment; doing without. For instance, cutting back on travel to reduce the amoun...

 

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 Date: 10/09/15 02:33   in : Physics 

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 Date: 10/08/15 19:32   in : Physics 

Inelastic Collision To use the ballistic pendulum to study inelastic collisions in which momentum but not energy is conserved. Also, to measure the initial velocity of a ball using the ballistic pendulum and compare it to that calculated from its range using the projectile motion equati...

 

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 Date: 10/08/15 13:04   in : Physics 

Mechanical Equivalent Of Heat Long before physicists recognized that heat is a form of energy transfer resulting from the random microscopic motion of atoms, they defined heat in terms of the temperature changes it produces in a body. The traditional unit of heat is the calorie (cal), w...

 

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 Date: 10/07/15 20:39   in : Physics 

Greasy Lake During a time when it was hip to be bad, three teenagers thought they were the epitome of the word. In T. Coraghessan Boyle’s short story, “Greasy Lake,” the three young men seek adventure at a local hangout. After playing a practical joke on one of their friends at Greasy L...

 

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 Date: 10/07/15 19:03   in : Physics 

Over And Out Muscles, axes, water and CPR; all these will be needed to survive a fire, treat injuries or other vital functions. Firefighting is a job that protects the public by rapidly responding to a variety of emergencies in hazardous conditions at irregular hours. Because of the dange...

 

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 Date: 10/07/15 15:58   in : Physics 

Car Safety Car safety is something which is extremely important because the roads which we drive on are much more dangerous than we think. You might think you are a safe driver, and maybe you are, but how about other drivers? Each and everyday, hundreds of thousands of cars are on our roa...

 

1445 days

 Date: 10/07/15 06:37   in : Physics 

Introduction To Physics In approaching the subject of Sporting Science, we will first introduce laws and definitions from the field of physics that will accompany us throughout. In discussing a body in motion--be it an object, or a living being--we will examine the forces that act upon it...

 

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 Date: 10/07/15 01:49   in : Physics 

Superconductivity We've all heard about superconductivity. But, do we all know what it is? How it works and what are its uses? To start talking about superconductivity, we must try to understand the how "normal" conductivity works. This will make it much easier to understand how t...

 

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 Date: 10/07/15 01:22   in : Physics 

Gravity The gravitational force at the surface of the planet is the force that binds all bodies to earth, this force is one of the four forces recognized by physicists, and this kind of force is known as ““gravity”” it attracts every celestial object to earth, and though it is the most im...

 

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 Date: 10/06/15 11:36   in : Physics 

Holograms And Holography Holograms are objects that exist in a two dimensional state, but can be perceived by the human eyes to be in a three dimensional state. They make you want to reach out and touch it, but only come to find this two dimensional object. This is the entire purpose o...

 

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 Date: 10/06/15 00:34   in : Physics 

Geometry By: Johnny Appleseeded Gazzukalhinney Douglas Starliper 4/18/00 LT. Kullman My Essay on Whether What Richard III did was Right, or Wrong King Richard III, in my opinion, was a greedy, yet determined man who would do whatever it took to achieve the position of king of England. W...

 

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 Date: 10/05/15 23:09   in : Physics 

Dipole “A dipole in a dielectric: Intriguing results and shape dependence of the distant electric field” “A dipole in a dielectric”, a familiar statement to say the least! It was not the mention of dipole that persuaded me to include this article in my portfolio, but the conflicting re...

 

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 Date: 10/05/15 20:55   in : Physics 

Inertia Newtons' first law of motion is also known as the law of inertia, which states that any object in a state of rest or of uniform linear motion tends to remain in such a state unless acted upon by an unbalanced external force. In effect, this is a definition of equilibrium; the bran...

 

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 Date: 10/05/15 20:10   in : Physics 

Wind Energy There are several different sources of power that people use. The most common source of energy used is fossil fuels. Fossil fuels are coal, oil, and gas. Other types of energy are solar, wind, and hydroelectric. These sources of energy are much more efficient. Along with ...

 

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 Date: 10/05/15 08:43   in : Physics 

Fusion Fusion energy seems to be the most promising energy source of the not-too-distant future. It is safe, it uses an energy supply that is so abundant that it will never run out, it gives off harmless waste, and it produces energy comparable to the Earth's sun! But are there any pro...

 

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 Date: 10/05/15 05:06   in : Physics 

Free Fall The objective of this experiment is to measure the constant acceleration of a freely falling object and to show that its acceleration is roughly the acceleration due to gravity, which was found in the laboratory prior to this experiment. The formula used to obtain this calcul...

 

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 Date: 10/05/15 03:58   in : Physics 

Philosophical Problems With The Theory Of Quantum Mechanics & The Various Interpretations ?Anyone who is not shocked by the quantum theory has not understood it? - Niels Bohr It has been nearly a century since Max Planck proposed that electromagnetic radiation comes in tidy bundles o...