Monthly Archives: September 2017

Armageddon

OK, there are plenty of things to criticize about this movie from a physics perspective, but at least they get off on the right foot. The opening sequence describes pretty well the event most scientists believe killed off the dinosaurs … Continue reading

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Reading assignment

pp. 57-82 of Don’t Try This at Home; Ch. 7 of ISMP

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Eraser

You could substitute just about any action movie here. Anything starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sylvester Stallone, Bruce Willis, Vin Diesel, etc. should do fine. They all have the same cliches and the same bad examples of physics. The two most widely … Continue reading

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Reading assignment

pp. 49-56 – Don’t Try this at Home; Ch. 12 – ISMP

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