November 15, 2012

Can Physics Reveal a Theory of Bird Flocking?

MIT Tech. Review, MIT Technology Review

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Flocking is a hugely spectacular phenomena, as anyone who has watched the large scale behaviour of ants or sheep or starlings or even humans can attest.

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TAGGED: Physics, Birds, Motion, Flocking


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 ››