Sunday, July 28, 2013

Waves- Japanese Wave Pool

This is great! I saw this video on Outrageous Acts of Science on the Science Channel. A common misconception about waves is that the water moves with the wave, when in fact the wave is the energy moving through the water. This video is a great example of this principle.
Daily question: Why don't all of the people in this video get washed out of the pool in the first wave?

Thursday, July 18, 2013

What is Physics? Big Bang Theory

Do you recognize the name of any of the scientists Sheldon mentions? If you could understand one thing that he talks about, what would it be? If I could promise, that with a little effort this year,
you will understand almost everything he is talking about by the end of the year, would you try?