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What ho! My name is Tucker Hiatt. I am a physics teacher with 35 years of experience, and I am also the executive director of Wonderfest, the San Francisco Bay Area Beacon of Science. Welcome to Radical Physics. What’s radical — besides our location here in the Gamma Sector of the Milky Way — I’ll

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Hello there! Now we’ll start the topic kinematics. So in kinematics what we’ll basically study is the ways to define motion. So the basic modules that we’ll be studying here in the next few topics is mechanics. So mechanics is divided into two main categories. The first one is the kinematics which we’ll start now.

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Energy is available on earth in different forms. These forms are like kinetic energy, potential energy, electrical energy, heat energy etc. We know that a moving object can do work. An object which is moving faster does more work than an object moving relatively slow. Moving bullet, blowing wind, rotating wheel, a speeding stone all

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What ho! My name is Tucker Hiatt. I am a physics teacher with 35 years of experience, and I am also the executive director of Wonderfest, the San Francisco Bay Area Beacon of Science. Welcome to Radical Physics. What’s radical — besides our location here in the Gamma Sector of the Milky Way — I’ll

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When asked to cite a very basic law of physics, many people reply with something that they might call “the law of inertia”: An object at rest tends to stay at rest; and an object in motion tends to stay in motion. This would-be law of physics suffers from some BIG problems: Its first half

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Most everyday phenomena happen equivalently in a mirror as they do normally – at least, from a physics perspective. Unlike when you play a video backwards in time (where it’s pretty obvious that something weird is going on), when compared with a normal video, motion in a mirrored video still looks totally physically normal –

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Gil Toombes and I’m a researcher in Kevin Schwartz’s lab at the NIH. I grew up in Brisbane, Australia and when I was at school I made a promise to my mother that I’d study at university in Brisbane. So afterwards I wanted to go as far away as possible so I came to Cornell

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