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2015 Oct

  • 2015 Oct

    Introduction to Electromagnetism

    As we have seen in the article “Electricity and Magnetism”, moving charges or electricity was producing magnetic fields. The next obvious question to ask would be the contrary. Would magnetic fields or changing magnetic…

    October 30, 2015
  • 2015 Oct

    Electricity and Magnetism

    We have acknowledged the presence of charges since antiquity. We knew then that when cat fur was rubbed on an amber it produced one kind of charge and rubbing silk on glass rod produced…

    October 29, 2015
  • 2015 Oct

    Introduction to Quantum Physics

    The laws of classical mechanics, which encompass enough physics to send man to moon, failed to comprehend the peculiar behavior of the atomic and sub-atomic world. One such peculiarity is the wave-particle duality. American…

    October 28, 2015
  • 2015 Oct

    Fluid Mechanics

    Anything that flows is called as fluid. In this sense liquids and gases are both considered as fluid. The study of properties of fluid at rest and fluids in motion is called Fluid Mechanics.…

    October 27, 2015
  • 2015 Oct

    Physics A Level Exam Guidance

    The Singapore – Cambridge A Level examinations are starting very soon for most student. It’s a challenging period for most students as you try to cram what has been taught for at least one…

    October 26, 2015
  • 2015 Oct

    Introduction to Light

    Light like many other forms of radiation is electromagnetic wave that are a product of an electromagnetic phenomenon. Visible light is one fraction of the wide range of electromagnetic waves that surround us. It…

    October 25, 2015
  • 2015 Oct

    Varying Syllabi in Physics Education

    Although basic physics is universal, its educational policies and syllabi are not. This causes a problem for students or graduates, in the field of physics, who decide to emigrate from one system to another.…

    October 23, 2015
  • 2015 Oct

    Principle OF Calorimetry

    The principle of calorimetry is to make a quantifiable measurement of the amount heat energy transferred in a system and its relation to temperature. The principle of calorimetry departs from the classical view point…

    October 22, 2015
  • 2015 Oct

    Modern Physics Education and Research

    Newtonian mechanics has been used in school syllabus for decades, despite Einstein having proposed special relativity in 1905. However, some are wondering why pupils are still learning about Newtonian physics. The reason for this…

    October 22, 2015
  • 2015 Oct

    Physics of Surface Tension

    A carefully placed pin floats on water despite of it being denser than water. The force that keeps the pin floated is not buoyancy and is called surface tension. It is the property of…

    October 21, 2015
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