Finally the winter is here and the skiing season starts!
My slalom-skis arrived today from Austria and I'm really excited . The special thing about them which is also the reason why I'm so excited is that they have a computer chip inside which supports the KERS Technology (KINETIC ENERGY RECOVERY SYSTEM) How does that work?
KERS Technology works like a turbo charger that provides additional power and acceleration by stiffening the tail of the ski in outturns.
The effect: a boost, catapu
The European Organization for Nuclear Research known as CERN was founded in 1952. Since then more than 80 countries have been contributing to the research done in the particle accelerator and trillions of dollars have been invested. Many argue that the money spent could have been invested in humane projects rather than spending it on research of tiny particles in huge machines under the ground that go through multiple countries. But most of us donâ€™t know the great benefits the research provide
The principles which allow a Formula 1 car to move are the same that cause an aircraft to fly. The only difference being the wing or airfoil shape is that the airfoil shape will create an upside down producing downforce instead of lift. The Bernoulli Effect means that: if a fluid (gas or liquid) flows around an object at different speeds, the slower moving fluid will exert more pressure than the faster moving fluid on the object. You have probably all heard about that before or seen it on a phys
Since 3 years Iâ€™m playing rugby for the RC Danube Junior Pirates in an international league. This following summer weâ€™ll play against a team from South Africa and France and Iâ€™m already really excited! I am currently playing 1st row tight head prop which would be a forward in soccer. Every time somebody makes a mistake or brakes the rules a scrum is utilized. In the position Iâ€™m playing I am in the first row for the scrum which happens pretty often. For most of you who have never heard a
PARISâ€”Masked gunmen stormed the offices of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo on Wednesday, killing a dozen people and decimating a newsroom that long took pride in defying the outrageâ€”and death threatsâ€”stirred by its caricatures lampooning Islam. The brutal rampage shocked a nation that has been living in dread of reprisal attacks since joining the fight against Islamist insurgents in Africa and the Middle East. The attackâ€”by gunmen armed with AK-47 riflesâ€”triggered an outpouring
New Aluminum Battery Could Recharge Your Phone in Just One Minute
The next generation of batteries is here! An ultrafast rechargeable battery thatâ€™s also cheap and long-lasting. And since the new material it is made of is aluminum, the new battery is a safer alternative to conventional lithium-ion and alkaline batteries we are using all around the world today.
For decades, Scientists have tried to use aluminum as material for batteries. The great benefits of aluminum over conventional lithi
Iâ€™m sure you have all learned or at least heard about the interior structure of the Earth and its different layers. The principle is easy to understand; the interior structure of the Earth is layered in spherical shells, like an onion. We know about the crust under the oceans and continents, the mantle that goes on for 2,900 kilometers and the iron core. Basically something we have all heard in junior high before.
Now, Earthâ€™s got a new layer. By crushing minerals between
I'am sitting in the Basement of our house right now, thinking about what I could write as a blog post and next to me Quinn works out. It is amazing what a difference it makes for her if she uses the 25lb or the 50lb weight. I'm sure she could do 15 repetitions with the 25lb on her exercise she does right now, but if it was 50lb even 5 reps would be very hard....
So why does it make such a big difference which weight she uses? --> It is Physics! The gravity on earth pulls down her weights a
As most of you know, I come from Europe, but what most of you properly don't know is that Sailing is a big sport over there.
Since I am a little child I was sailing. In fact the first time I was on a boat was when I was two months old. It might be hard to belief for you guys but Sailing is even bigger than Football and Basketball in Austria. This weekend for example my dad is sailing in an international competition in Italy and my younger brother MatthÃ¤us is sailing the Aus
Are you tired of being trapped inside all day during the winter? Sledding and building snowmen gets boring? Well than I have some replay good experiments for you for these cold winter days!
1) Turn Boiling Water Into Ice In The Blink Of An Eye
In the last couple weeks, it became a sensation to throw boiling water out into the freezing air and watch the water freeze before it even hits the ground. How is this possible?
First of all, the air needs to be extremely cold and dry in order for t
Did you ever do one of those â€œdo it yourselfâ€ home experiments..? Well I didnâ€™tâ€¦ so far until I saw that cool video on Facebook yesterday. You really donâ€™t need a whole lot of stuff and it is super easy and fast to do. With a couple of simple ingredients that you can find at home you can make your own cloud! Check out this short video that teaches you step by step how it works. Whatâ€™s going to happen is the water vapor inside the bottle, is quickly condensing which creat
Over spring break we drove to Disneyworld in Florida. The car ride was unbelievable long so we decided to stop at a few places. One of the stops was the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral. For the first time in my life I saw a real rocket last week, which has been a dream of mine since I was little. One of the things I always wondered was how rocket engines work and what makes them so unbelievable strong..? Like most engines, rockets burn fuel. Most rocket engines turn t
Good Morning everyone!
Yesterday we took a car ride to the cinema. It was a long day and I was really thirsty, so I brought a bottle of water in the car...
Suddenly we had to stop quiet fast because a deer crossed the road and I squirted the whole water on my shirt.
I was really upset - and wet so I started thinking what the reason was that the water actually came out of the bottle. It is Physic! As the car stopped the inertia of my body pushed my and the bottle in the safty-belt and
Good Morning everyone,
We all know that the earth is not flat and most of us also know that it more has the form of an egg than an actual ball. That causes that so some areas are further away from the center of the earth which causes less gravitational force. That means if you are on top of the Mount Everest your Fg will be a little bit smaller than in a submarine on the bottom of the seas. The reason for that is the equation for force due gravity: Fg=(Gm1m2)/r2 and as r gets greater the for
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