November 6, 2012

The Mysterious Physics of Earth Flybys

MIT Technology Review, MIT Technology Review

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Last year, physicists solved one of the great problems in modern space science--the Pioneer anomaly. This leaves them free to concentrate on another mysterious phenomenon associated with spacecraft trajectory.

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TAGGED: Spacecraft, Physics


October 19, 2013
Telling You the Answer Isn't the Answer
Rhett Allain, Wired
This is a story from my class. The course is a physics course designed for elementary education majors. Really, it’s a great course using a great curriculum – Physics and Everyday Thinking. The basic idea is that students... more ››