Find out some of the mathematics behind neural networks.
Ever wondered what it would be like to vaporise a diamond? Find out inside...
Read all about electromagnetism in our interactive article.
An introduction to a useful tool to check the validity of an equation.
Have you got the Mach knack? Discover the mathematics behind exceeding the sound barrier.
Investigate the effects of the half-lifes of the isotopes of cobalt on the mass of a mystery lump of the element.
See how the motion of the simple pendulum is not-so-simple after all.
How fast would you have to throw a ball upwards so that it would never land?
A simplified account of special relativity and the twins paradox.
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Look at the calculus behind the simple act of a car going over a step.
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A look at different crystal lattice structures, and how they relate to structural properties
Dip your toe into the world of quantum mechanics by looking at the Schrodinger equation for hydrogen atoms
How does the half-life of a drug affect the build up of medication in the body over time?
Explore the power of aeroplanes, spaceships and horses.
Explore how can changing the axes for a plot of an equation can lead to different shaped graphs emerging
Explore the rates of growth of the sorts of simple polynomials often used in mathematical modelling.
Estimate these curious quantities sufficiently accurately that you can rank them in order of size
Things are roughened up and friction is now added to the approximate simple pendulum
Which line graph, equations and physical processes go together?
Where will the spaceman go when he falls through these strange planetary systems?
Many physical constants are only known to a certain accuracy. Explore the numerical error bounds in the mass of water and its constituents.
Can you work out the natural time scale for the universe?
Which units would you choose best to fit these situations?
How high will a ball taking a million seconds to fall travel?
A look at the fluid mechanics questions that are raised by the Stonehenge 'bluestones'.
Problems which make you think about the kinetic ideas underlying the ideal gas laws.
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?
What is an AC voltage? How much power does an AC power source supply?
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 match up the entries from this table of units?
Follow in the steps of Newton and find the path that the earth follows around the sun.
Show that even a very powerful spaceship would eventually run out of overtaking power
Explore the Lorentz force law for charges moving in different ways.
Look at the units in the expression for the energy levels of the electrons in a hydrogen atom according to the Bohr model.
A look at a fluid mechanics technique called the Steady Flow Momentum Equation.
Investigate why the Lennard-Jones potential gives a good approximate explanation for the behaviour of atoms at close ranges
When a mixture of gases burn, will the volume change?
Find the equation from which to calculate the resistance of an infinite network of resistances.
A ball whooshes down a slide and hits another ball which flies off the slide horizontally as a projectile. How far does it go?
Some explanations of basic terms and some phenomena discovered by ancient astronomers
Derive an equation which describes satellite dynamics.
Work out the numerical values for these physical quantities.
An article demonstrating mathematically how various physical modelling assumptions affect the solution to the seemingly simple problem of the projectile.
A think about the physics of a motorbike riding upside down
Find out how to model a battery mathematically