A simplified account of special relativity and the twins paradox.
Read all about electromagnetism in our interactive article.
How fast would you have to throw a ball upwards so that it would
Dip your toe into the world of quantum mechanics by looking at the
Schrodinger equation for hydrogen atoms
Investigate why the Lennard-Jones potential gives a good
approximate explanation for the behaviour of atoms at close ranges
Explore the energy of this incredibly energetic particle which struck Earth on October 15th 1991
Investigate some of the issues raised by Geiger and Marsden's
famous scattering experiment in which they fired alpha particles at
a sheet of gold.
Can you work out the natural time scale for the universe?
Work out the numerical values for these physical quantities.
Follow in the steps of Newton and find the path that the earth
follows around the sun.
Investigate the effects of the half-lifes of the isotopes of cobalt
on the mass of a mystery lump of the element.
Use vectors and matrices to explore the symmetries of crystals.
Can you sketch these difficult curves, which have uses in
What functions can you make using the function machines RECIPROCAL and PRODUCT and the operator machines DIFF and INT?