Do you REALLY notice when something speeds, up or slows down? Your initial answer is probably, "Yes! Of course." Well, in some cases, you might be right, but if we are only dealing with sight, maybe it's more complicated than that...
The Speed of Light is the fastest speed we know of in the universe. Sci-Fi movies like to show humans in spaceships moving at crazy fast speeds that either get close to or actually are the "speed of light". But is it possible in the real world? This video explains...
Forces are at work all the time. Which ones are having a direct impact on you as you just stand there? How do we KNOW that there are more than one force acting on an object at the same time? This video will introduce you to these concepts/
I challenged the class with this one. Can you figure out where the acceleration of the jumper is the greatest? Select your choice at the end of the video and the response will automatically be shown.
Ah! The age old question: What happens when an immovable object meets and irresistible force? Well, to really understand the answer you need to understand some "basic" physics first. And yes...a little math.
One of the coolest things you will ever see in such a simple experient. Yet is perfectly shows Newton's third law of motion; "Every action has an equal and opposite reaction", perfectly! Watch and be amazed as the slinky does something you would almost never expect.
The top video introduces and explains the challenge:
The bottom video is in HD and is just cool to watch: