Archive for August, 2011
Neat physics experiment that demonstrates potential energy pretty well and it’s easy to build. This would work in a classroom environment or in informal education environment such as a scout troop.
What’s next? In short, Commercial Orbital Transportation Services flights to the ISS including the Dream Chaser spaceplane, continued development the Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle and then on to Mars.
… or at least is supposed to work (courtesy Space.com):
XKCD does a good job of looking at complex math and physics topics from a slightly different angle