Originally this post was going to be written as a play and emulate shakespeare but it's so hard to use blank verse and iambic pentameter when words like acceleration take up half the steps per line, It's as if physics wasn't designed to be performed by a theater troupe I mean seriously Newton? Where's your artistry bruh bruh? Needless to say my original plan failed rather colossally so I'm just gonna present the gist of what the play would have been and break down the physics behind it. The curt
So when I arrive at college, I will have taken two years of AP physics and be starting a long and joy filled four years majoring in... english. If you fail to see how these two relate, congratulations you are achieving normalcy. Tragically normalcy is myopic so you're still pretty much wrong, writing involves physics, you just have to think about it for a while, and really reach for a connection.
Writing comes with its related force, velocity, momentum, acceleration, etc, it can just be a lit
I'm gonna open this post up with a quick comment on the creative titling of everyone's blog posts. Is there some ancient law written in the blood of our ancestors that says "thou shall only run an aplusphysics blog if every blog post doth have the words "physics of/in/behind" upon it's title". I mean c'mon everyone get your title game on point. Seriously with a title that boring I'm about to accelerate my scrolling velocity sooo hard just to get away from your stereotypical generic brand physics
I've been told that school starts at 8 am, as of now i have yet to confirm this outlandish myth. I've only ever seen this school from 8 10 on to 3 00 and presumably that is the span of time in which it actually exists, the rest of the day it's probably just an empty lot with the ashes of burnt regents exams, that's what they do with regents exams right? Burn them? I mean that's the only logical thing to do.
Hmmm well now it's time to make this rant physics relevant. How shall I accomplish this?
In case anyone was wondering Gym class or physical education as every one of the teachers insists(as if that makes a difference), is among my least favorite things to participate in, it's right down there with self immolation. The physics of dodging any gym class related work is of course fantastic. My first objective in gym class is simply to literally avoid performing work, as in I will attempt to not shift my position in the slightest, I'm for all intensive purposes a statue. Second should I
So I think i should probably open this by saying that our catapult broke, and by broke i mean careened out of control toward my face. That aside i thoroughly enjoyed building a catapult except for the part where PVC primer spilled all over my driveway. The physics of our catapult was to the say the least interesting. As it was made of PVC it required very little weight in order to create sufficient energy to launch a softball. The way we realized this was by seeing that 20 pounds was more than s
Once again my blogging is relevant to my rampant and life ruining movie addiction. Now I'm going to discuss and by discuss I mean flagrantly criticize the movie Man of Steel and it's bafflingly horrendous physics. I get that you're supposed to suspend disbelief for film but i don't care, harshly judging things feels good. First of all I'd like to address the death of Krypton, in which an entire planet fell apart because they drilled for natural resources, the planet exploded because the inside o
So I watch a rather large amount of movies, you could say too many but then you'd be wrong and rude, don't question how I live my life. Essentially what I've realized in my long and illustrious movie viewing career is that nothing in the history of cinema seems to understand how physics work. What has come to bother me more than anything though is the giant movie monster, recently seen in pacific rim being punched in the face by an equally giant robot, these disturbingly large creatures are not
Tragically there comes in point in time in which after an hour or so of working on the same three god awful textbook questions that I get tired of calc and just say screw it, because numbers are dumb and I don't like them. At this point in time what was time spent doing calc homework becomes a study in projectile motion. I stare at book for a minute or two muttering obscenities then slam it shut with a force of let's say 150 newtons, this force rotates the open pages about the spine of the book
1.) I suppose i forget to do work on time a lot so i could have that be an opportunity for improvement.
2.) I'm taking ap physics because i enjoyed the previous course and would like to continue with it. I've also been taking calculus so calculus based physics seemed relevant.
3.) I hope to have a better understanding of the world through physics.
4.)Can't say i get excited about much ever so nothing i guess.
5.) Pretty anxious about all my ap exams, that'll be a delight to get through.
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