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The Physics Philes, lesson 63: Time for (P)Recess!

If you live in the U.S., today is Labor Day. Even though it seems like basically every store is still open and people are still working, I’m determined to take my day off of classes and do something fun. Luckily, Monday is physics day so everything worked out really well. …

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The Physics Philes, lesson 62: Spin Cycle

I guess I should start out The Physics Philes this week by eating a little crow. (Or maybe, since I’m a vegetarian, I’ll just eat some mycoprotein crow replacement?) I did not write a post last week, and I’m so ashamed! I didn’t even post a video or anything. You …

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The Physics Philes, lesson 61: Don’t Be So Rigid

Up off your bums, boys and girls. It’s physics time. Last week we started a more in depth discussion of angular momentum. This week, as promised, we will dive into angular momentum of a rigid body. Remember when we figured out the angular momentum of a particle equals the product …

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The Physics Philes, lesson 60: Momentum, It’s Not Just for Lines Anymore!

This will be a relatively quick post this week because of…laziness. But still! Physics! Today, we start a more in depth discussion of angular momentum. Before we get too deep, we need to start shallow. Let’s wade in. A loooooong time ago, we had a little discussion on momentum. The …

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The Physics Philes, lesson 56: SkepchickCon Vacation, Part 2

Ok, ok, look. I told you last week that I probably wouldn’t get a good post written this week because of SkepchickCon madness. And guess what! I was right! Despite my tone, I am mightily ashamed of myself and I’ll be back to my old ways next week. In the …

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