When a total solar eclipse passes over the US on August 21, nerds will flock to the areas where they can see a total blackout. How many of them can fit?
So what kind of energy does it take, and what on earth happens if that sack lands on someone?
Both deal with forces acting on an object, which often leads students to think they are similar. In a way, they are.
Elon Musk wants to build a giant battery. What could he use it for? Lifting aircraft carriers, throwing baseballs, and melting ice come to mind...
Let's take a closer look at the video North Korea released to determine that missile's acceleration.
Pondering the role of Hooke's law and Young's modulus as we break down a scene in 'Spider-Man: Homecoming.'
The iPhone makes it easy to do all kinds of cool physics. Like, say, use the change in velocity in an elevator to measure the height of a building.
What is a barometer and how could you use it to measure the height of a building?
Airplanes can't fly because it's too hot? That's crazy. No, not if you understand the science behind it.
The internet loves this video of an expensive car stopping on a carpeted stage, knocking over four people. You're surely wondering, "What kind of physics are at play here?"