Saturday, May 01, 2010

Here are the May stories at the Flying Circus of Physics main site:
1. the physics of a tae-kwon-do punch, as shown here in my photo of Patrick Walker
2. color-shifting paints on cars and inks on currency --- flashy iridescence
3. the lightning displays in the ash spewed out by the recent volcano activity in Iceland
4. pub trick of the month --- moving a ball from one beer mat to another one, using only a wine glass
5. article of the month --- from August 1988, my article about the physics you can do and see during a long airplane trip. For all these, come to
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