Awesome Sauce Music Friday

Awesome Sauce Music Friday! Vibrating Strings May Unravel Reality Edition

It’s Friday! Woo! It’s time to get down with another edition of Awesome Sauce Music Friday! Do you remember a few weeks ago we featured a song about dark matter by Coma Niddy, aka Michael Wilson? Well he’s got another sweet physics rap, this time about string theory. I know! …

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Awesome Sauce Music Friday

Awesome Sauce Music Friday! So We Break It with the Higgs Edition

Congratulations! You’ve made it through the week! I know it wasn’t easy, but I knew you could do it. Time to celebrate with Awesome Sauce Music Friday! This week’s song, if I may say so, is particularly delightful. It’s a cover of Adele’s “Rolling in the Deep,” except with physics. …

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Don’t Drop The Science!

Tomorrow (Thursday the sixteenth of August for those of you who are reading this another day… say, tomorrow), A whole age group in the United Kingdom with shudder with both anticipation and nerves. That’s right, it’s A level results day, the time of year where Brits aged 16-18 get their …

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The Physics Philes, lesson 7: Mutual Attraction

In which a trilogy is finished, diagrams are drawn, and the confusion is remedied. Congratulations. You made it. You made it to the last installment of The Newton’s Laws of Motion trilogy. If you’re just joining us you can catch up here and here. For the rest of us, let’s …

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The Physics Philes, lesson 4: Free Falling

In which more math is done, coins are dropped, and a vacation is taken. Has it really been four weeks since I started this foolhardy journey into physics-land? My goodness, how time flies! I think I might be getting the hang of it. You’ll let me know if I’m messing …

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The Physics Philes, lesson 3: A Journey to Vector-ian Times

In which a tutor is procured, lines are drawn, and more time is allotted. Remember last week when there was so much math? So. Much. Math. Well, for this week at least, we can forget that noise. We’re gonna draw some vectors! (And do a little math. But trust me. …

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The Physics Philes, lesson 2: Math for Miles!

In which math is relearned, more books are purchased, and heads are banged. Last week was my first full week of lessons. It nearly killed me. OK. Not really. But I have been sleeping really well. As I wrote last week, I’m really not a math person. Which makes my …

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The U.K.’s Sonic Screwdriver Prototype and What It Means for You as a Person

You know what would be great?  If I could unscrew things without using my arm to apply the torque.  You know what would also be great?  If I could have some surgery done on a part that’s inside my body without doctors having to slice through the other bits of …

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