Thursday, May 01, 2014

May 2014 stories at Flying Circus of Physics

The May 2014 stories: (1) The sound of a dinosaur is reproduced from a replica of the long nasal passage that functions like a horn. This is as close as you will get to a real dinosaur. (2) How vibrating guitar strings look to a cell-phone video camera that lies within the guitar. (3) Moose-vehicle collisions in Alaska are so common that they have their own abbreviation for police reports: MVC. (4) Pub trick: how to open a wine bottle with a shoe.
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Also: new bed-of-nails photos from the last class day in my first-semester physics course:
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