05 JUN 2011 by ideonexus

 Stating a Physics Law without Physics Terminology

Newton\'s Law of Universal Gravitation > Comparison > A Unique Statement of the Law of Universal Gravitation
Buckminster Fuller's restatement of Newton's Law of Universal Gravitation, without using any of the physics terminology in the original, is thought provoking in how flaky it sounds.
19 APR 2011 by ideonexus

 Newton Saw the Moon Falling, Not an Apple

It Wasn\'t the Apple that Newton Used to Discover Gravity > Emphasis > Newton Saw that the Moon is Falling
He extended the force pulling the apple to the ground and extended it to the moon.
Folksonomies: history physics gravity
Folksonomies: history physics gravity
30 JAN 2011 by ideonexus

 Helium Made to Mimic Hydrogen and High-Pitched Voices

How to Disguise a Helium Atom as a Hydrogen Atom > Cause and Effect > How Much Would a Heavier Helium Atom Affect the Pitch of Your Voice?
Physicists made a helium atom act like a hydrogen atom, and the geeks at Slashdot figure out how much the new helium atom would affect the pitch of your voice in comparison to a normal helium atom.