Wednesday, September 19, 2007

Interview with a Scientist - Marc Caffee

There's nothing like taking tiny little bits of rock and smashing them with Cesium to send them on an electrical journey at ultra high speeds. That's just what happens in the particle accelerator at Purdue's PRIME Lab. In our most recent Interview with a Scientist episode, Prof. Marc Caffee explains how he can find the age of asteroid rocks from outer space or determine how long ago rocks were exposed from glacier movement.

Science Theater Interview 05: Marc Caffee (Part 1)

Science Theater Interviews: Real Scientists, Real Science

Thursday, September 06, 2007

Center of Mass - Episode 29

When does a tower tip and fall? When its center of mass is no longer over its base. Dr. Carlson plays with blocks and walks the plank in order to illustrate the power of center of mass.

Science Theater Episode 29: Center of Mass

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