PhysicsCentral Website

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Physics Questions Posters

Heating Coffee by Yelling
Heating Coffee by Yelling

Physics Images jetdrops

Beautiful and interesting images from recent physics projects are highlighted on the APS home page.
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Physics Outreach Programs

Einstein@Home

This project uses computer time donated by computer owners all over the world to process data from gravitational wave detectors. Einstein@Home doesn’t affect the performance of computers and greatly speeds up this exciting research.


PhysicsQuest

PhysicsQuest is a middle school competition that consists of four physical science experiments centered on a mystery. The experiments are designed to be done by small groups in a classroom or after school setting. Each of the experiments gives students a clue that they need to solve the mystery. Classes can submit their answers online and be entered into a random drawing for prizes. PhysicsQuest kits are provided free to registered classrooms.


Physics in History

Livingston and Lawrence with magnet of their 37-inch cyclotron

Historic Sites Initiative
Learn about locations and details of important physics events. Maybe one occurred near you.

This Month in Physics History
What significant happened this month in physics history? Read APS News history feature and find out!

APS Resources and Projects

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Science Off the Sphere

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Astronaut and chemist Dr. Don Pettit sent physics demo video s directly from space to APS's PhysicsCentral website.
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