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Fri, 19 Jun 2009 11:51:58 +0000This physics video podcast looks at how you can utilise a cheap telescope and a camera or video tripod to get a decent view of the heavens. This year is the International Year of Astronomy (IYA) and if you don't already own a telescope then you have the opportunity of purchasing a ridiculously cheap, good quality telescope, the Galileoscope, from www.galileoscope.org
Sun, 16 Sep 2007 06:53:43 +0000This physics video podcast looks at the components in a microwave oven, and the basic physics principles involved. ie the forces experienced by moving charges in magnetic fields. I show the magnetron, transformer, capacitor, and electric motors.
Sun, 16 Sep 2007 06:51:34 +0000This physics enhanced podcast looks at the components in a microwave oven, and the basic physics principles involved. ie the forces experienced by moving charges in magnetic fields. I show the magnetron, transformer, capacitor, and electric motors.
Mon, 11 Jun 2007 22:39:14 +0000This physics video podcast 'stability (video) june 11 07' looks at the concepts of centre of mass and centre of gravity and how these relate to the stability of objects. I have used an interactive whiteboard/capture device (MIMIO Xi) to capture my whiteboard notes. Thanks to Erin Hagerty and Jaemes Shanley at www.mimio.com for their assistance.
Mon, 16 Apr 2007 00:58:54 +0000This physics video podcast 'investigating black holes (video) april 16 07', looks at how you can determine the mass at the centre of a virtual black hole. You will get an appreciation of the 'stiffness' of space by following the instructions in this physics podcast.
Sun, 04 Mar 2007 09:22:53 +0000This video physics podcast 'reaction forces (video) march 4 07', looks at how we can resolve a force into its components and determine the magnitude of the normal reaction force, and explains what causes the existence of the reaction force.
Sun, 04 Mar 2007 09:15:37 +0000This audio podcast is the soundtrack for the video podcast 'reaction forces (video) march 4 07'. It looks at how we can resolve a force into its components to determine the magnitude of the normal reaction force, and explains what causes the existence of this reaction force.
Sun, 25 Feb 2007 05:13:14 +0000This video physics podcast looks at some simple experiments conducted by Galileo, and by my students, that can provide sophisticated analysis of physics concepts. Hopefully this episode conveys the impression that our universe is based on mathematics, and measurements can change our way of thnking.
Sun, 18 Feb 2007 01:58:22 +0000This physics video podcast looks at the force that produces circular motion. It explains that this centripetal force acts towards the centre of the circular motion and debunks the concept of the imaginary 'centrifugal' force.
Sun, 18 Feb 2007 01:27:09 +0000This episode is the audio track for the physics video podcast 'circular motion (video) feb18 07'. It looks at centripetal force and its related acceleration, as well as proving the non-existence of centrifugal force.
Sun, 11 Feb 2007 01:37:15 +0000This physics podcast looks at how you can describe, capture and analyse the motion of a projectile using computer and web cam and simple free software.
Sun, 11 Feb 2007 01:36:06 +0000This physics podcast is the audio soundtrack of my video podcast on projectile motion ie 'projectile motion (video) feb 11 07'. It looks at how you can describe, capture and analyse the motion of a projectile.
Sun, 04 Feb 2007 06:10:45 +0000This physics podcast looks at the mathematics you need to use to add and resolve vectors.
Sun, 28 Jan 2007 01:12:20 +0000In this physics podcast we look at definitions of scalars and vectors - in particular distance and displacement. We also consider the notation to use and how to represent vectors graphically.
Sun, 28 Jan 2007 01:05:40 +0000Hi, this is the audio from the physics video podcast 'scalars and vectors (definitions) (video) jan 28 07'. Please let me know if these audio files are useful.
Thu, 25 Jan 2007 07:43:54 +0000This physics podcast talks about the common misunderstandings that people have about the concept of weight.
Thu, 25 Jan 2007 07:40:16 +0000Most people, physics students included, do not understand the concept of weight. This first physics podcast looks at the meaning of weight and mass.