Monthly Archives: September 2010

HW due 9/24

1)  Inertia is the tendency of an object to continue moving, or remain stopped, unless an outside force acts upon it to change it’s course of motion. i) A personal experience I’ve had with the inertia of a moving object … Continue reading

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HW due 9/22 –> Writing Contract

I have many goals that I want to strive to achieve this year, but the following three, I’ve decided, are the most important and vital to my growth as a Physics student.  My first goal, and most important, is to … Continue reading

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HW due 9/20

I vow to hold myself accountable for making science writing the way it is intended to be- informational and unemotional. I vow to hold myself accountable for trying to be concise in my explanations. I vow to hold myself accountable … Continue reading

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HW due 9/16

Radioactive decay is the decay of unsteady nuclei that results in different energetic particles being released.  The three types of radioactive decay are classified as Alpha, Beta, and Gamma. Alpha particles (have a positive charge): Alpha particles are helium nuclei … Continue reading

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HW due 9/14

The first feeling that comes to mind when I think “Science Writing” is anxiety.  I’ve always struggled with this particular kind of writing because I tend to put my own spin on science writing to make it “interesting” and “fun”. … Continue reading

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HW due 9/10

To answer your more specific questions first, I think that what I am most interested in is the classes that are more philosophically related.  There was one class last week when we were discussing religion, spirituality, and the universe that … Continue reading

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Homework due on 9/8 –> May the Force Be With You

The fundamental forces in Physics are Gravity, Weak, Electromagnetic, and Strong.  These forces are communicated among particles in many different ways, but specifically through the use of Force Carrier Particles.  The Force Carrier Particles are different for every interaction, but … Continue reading

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