Monthly Archives: April 2011

Beats, Doppler Shift, and Shock Waves

Today was fun.  We started out with a discussion of beat frequencies.  The class video will be posted soon. You can play around with beat frequencies at the following Beat Frequency Physlet.  Although Beat frequencies are most relevant to music, we will return to beats when we get to optics and modern physics!  Last week […]

An exciting week! I felt I could fly!

Wow, what an exciting week it has been.  We have been studying waves and sound in physics class.  The in class recordings are finally working. Class of Standing Waves in Pipes My proposal for the NASA Reduced Gravity Flight was accepted.  So come the last week of June, I along with several of my fellow […]