learned

What Is The Most Important Thing That You Learned?

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I mentioned in an earlier Insight on what I think are the most…
integraltrick

Trick to Solving Integrals Involving Tangent and Secant

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This little trick is used for some integration problems involving…
math

Interview with Mathematician Fresh_42

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We are please to introduce our newest member of the mentor group,…
linearacceleration

Frames of Reference: Linear Acceleration View

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My previous Insight, Frames of Reference: A Skateboarder's View,…
scavengerhunt2

PF Insight Scavenger Hunt 2

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We have an amazing count of over 320 Insights published at Physics…
computerlanguages

Computer Language Primer - Part 1

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In this Insights Guide the focus is entirely on types of languages,…
cornuspiral

Frenet Equations in 2-D Which Result in the Cornu Spiral

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This Insights article is intended as an introduction to the Frenet-Serret…
experimenthistory

History's First Science Experiments

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In this Insight I'm going to talk about two of the first science…
boatramps

Real Research in Unexpected Places - Boat Ramps

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Read part 1 -Backyards, Barns, Bayous Real Research in Unexpected…
geometrysimple

Simple Geometry, Deep Math

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Introduction It is a remarkable fact that consideration of…
quantumflux

Vacuum Fluctuations in Experimental Practice

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This Insight Article is a sequel of the Insight Articles ”The…
magnet

Permanent Magnets Explained by Magnetic Surface Currents

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Introduction: The purpose of this Insight is to explain permanent…
nasa

Test Your NASA Knowledge

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Since the mid 20th century NASA has been a force in aerospace…
jimhardy

Interview with Instrument Engineer Jim Hardy

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Give us a little background on Jim Hardy Born and raised in…
highercategorytheory

Why Higher Category Theory in Physics?

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  This here is my personal story. For an alternative…
steven

Interview with Physics Mentor: Stevendaryl

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Give us a brief history on stevendaryl I was born and raised…
inferometer

Fabry-Perot and Michelson Interferometry: A Fundamental Approach

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Fabry-Perot Effect: The Fabry-Perot effect is usually treated…
FourierSeries

Using the Fourier Series To Find Some Interesting Sums

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Preliminaries If f(x) is periodic with period 2p and f’(x)…
SchwarzschildGeometry4

The Schwarzschild Geometry: Part 4

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  In the last article, we looked at various counterintuitive…
SchwarzschildGeometry3

The Schwarzschild Geometry: Part 3

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  When we left off in part 2, we were looking at…
SchwarzschildGeometry2

The Schwarzschild Geometry: Part 2

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  At the end of part 1, we looked at the form the…
fakenews

Fake News and Science Reporting

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During and even after the recent US election campaign, there…
SchwarzschildGeometry1

The Schwarzschild Geometry: Part 1

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  Not long after Einstein published his Field Equation,…
quantumapplitudes

Quantum Amplitudes, Probabilities and EPR

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This is a little note about quantum amplitudes. Even though quantum…
fishresearch

Real Research in Unexpected Places - Backyards, Barns, Bayous

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21st century science labors under the myth that good experimental…
stephenhawkings

Think You Know Stephen Hawking

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Stephen Hawking has been a giant in the science world for decades.…
representations

Representations and Why Precision is Important

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First of all: What is a representation? It is the description…
angledimensions

Can Angles be Assigned a Dimension?

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1. Some Background on Dimensional Analysis ... if you are…
whystudyphysics

Why Study Physics? A Bit Goes a Long Way!

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If you don’t plan to become a scientist or an engineer, is…
vaccummyth

The Vacuum Fluctuation Myth

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This Insight Article is a sequel of the Insight Articles ”The…
anyon

Anyon Demystified

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Every quantum physicist knows that all particles are either bosons…
tripods

Digital Camera Buyer's Guide: Tripods

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  A tripod holds a camera still while the shutter…
dslr

Digital Camera Buyer's Guide: DSLR

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  I'm ready for a DSLR! A: These cameras were…