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Diamonds Aren't Forever

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Ever wondered what it would be like to vaporise a diamond? Find out inside...

Constantly Changing

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Many physical constants are only known to a certain accuracy. Explore the numerical error bounds in the mass of water and its constituents.

Big and Small Numbers in Chemistry

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Get some practice using big and small numbers in chemistry.

The Amazing Properties of Water

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Find out why water is one of the most amazing compounds in the universe and why it is essential for life. - UNDER DEVELOPMENT

Big and Small Numbers in Physics

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Work out the numerical values for these physical quantities.

Eudiometry

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When a mixture of gases burn, will the volume change?

The Power of Dimensional Analysis

Stage: 4 and 5

An introduction to a useful tool to check the validity of an equation.

Striking Gold

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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.

Ramping it Up

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Look at the calculus behind the simple act of a car going over a step.

The Real Hydrogen Atom

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Dip your toe into the world of quantum mechanics by looking at the Schrodinger equation for hydrogen atoms

Maths in the Undergraduate Physical Sciences

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An article about the kind of maths a first year undergraduate in physics, engineering and other physical sciences courses might encounter. The aim is to highlight the link between particular maths. . . .

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A look at a fluid mechanics technique called the Steady Flow Momentum Equation.

Big and Small Numbers in Physics - Group Task

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Work in groups to try to create the best approximations to these physical quantities.

Physnrich

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PhysNRICH is the area of the StemNRICH site devoted to the mathematics underlying the study of physics

Construct the Solar System

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Make an accurate diagram of the solar system and explore the concept of a grand conjunction.

Ideal Gases

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Problems which make you think about the kinetic ideas underlying the ideal gas laws.

Escape from Planet Earth

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How fast would you have to throw a ball upwards so that it would never land?

Universal Time, Mass, Length

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Can you work out the natural time scale for the universe?

Gravity Paths

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Where will the spaceman go when he falls through these strange planetary systems?

Lennard Jones Potential

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Investigate why the Lennard-Jones potential gives a good approximate explanation for the behaviour of atoms at close ranges

Battery Modelling

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Find out how to model a battery mathematically

Levels of Bohr

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Look at the units in the expression for the energy levels of the electrons in a hydrogen atom according to the Bohr model.

The Lorentz Force Law

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Explore the Lorentz force law for charges moving in different ways.

Guessing the Graph

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Can you suggest a curve to fit some experimental data? Can you work out where the data might have come from?

Core Scientific Mathematics

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This is the area of the advanced stemNRICH site devoted to the core applied mathematics underlying the sciences.

Powerfully Fast

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Explore the power of aeroplanes, spaceships and horses.

The Ultra Particle

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Explore the energy of this incredibly energetic particle which struck Earth on October 15th 1991

Motorbike Momentum

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A think about the physics of a motorbike riding upside down

Drug Stabiliser

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How does the half-life of a drug affect the build up of medication in the body over time?

Whose Line Graph Is it Anyway?

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Which line graph, equations and physical processes go together?

Go Spaceship Go

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Show that even a very powerful spaceship would eventually run out of overtaking power

Ideal Axes

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Explore how can changing the axes for a plot of an equation can lead to different shaped graphs emerging

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Which units would you choose best to fit these situations?

Bigger or Smaller?

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When you change the units, do the numbers get bigger or smaller?

Pack Man

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A look at different crystal lattice structures, and how they relate to structural properties

Approximately Certain

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Estimate these curious quantities sufficiently accurately that you can rank them in order of size

Ancient Astronomical Terms

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Some explanations of basic terms and some phenomena discovered by ancient astronomers

A Question of Scale

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Use your skill and knowledge to place various scientific lengths in order of size. Can you judge the length of objects with sizes ranging from 1 Angstrom to 1 million km with no wrong attempts?

The Not-so-simple Pendulum 1

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See how the motion of the simple pendulum is not-so-simple after all.

Neural Nets

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Find out some of the mathematics behind neural networks.

Pumping the Power

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What is an AC voltage? How much power does an AC power source supply?

Cannon Balls

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How high will a ball taking a million seconds to fall travel?

Mach Attack

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Have you got the Mach knack? Discover the mathematics behind exceeding the sound barrier.

Moving Stonehenge

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A look at the fluid mechanics questions that are raised by the Stonehenge 'bluestones'.

Cobalt Decay

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Investigate the effects of the half-lifes of the isotopes of cobalt on the mass of a mystery lump of the element.

Engnrich

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engNRICH is the area of the stemNRICH Advanced site devoted to the mathematics underlying the study of engineering

Sweeping Satellite

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Derive an equation which describes satellite dynamics.

Perfect Eclipse

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Use trigonometry to determine whether solar eclipses on earth can be perfect.