What is Entropy?

January 23rd, 2019|

There’s a concept that’s crucial to chemistry and physics. It helps explain why physical processes go one way and not the other: why ice melts, why cream spreads in coffee, why air leaks out of a punctured tire. It’s entropy, and it’s notoriously difficult to wrap our heads around. Jeff Phillips gives a crash course [...]

The Standard Model of Particle Physics

November 19th, 2018|

Matter is made of fundamental particles and these particles interact with each other according to a theory called the Standard Model. Watch this video from Ted-Ed to know more.

Does time exist?

November 1st, 2018|

We actually don't know if time exists. This video from Ted shows why time puzzles scientists:

Faith in Physics

August 27th, 2018|

In this episode of the ABC’s classic science program, ‘Why Is It So?’, Professor Julius Sumner Miller re-attempts a favourite experiment, and things don’t quite go to plan. That's why we should all have faith in Physics.  


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