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Demonstrating Newton’s laws on Earth and in Space

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11:00 – 13:00 27 Nov 2013
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Gulbenkian Theatre
University of Kent
Canterbury Kent
CT2 7NB

Speakers: Dr Cyril Isenberg

Wednesday 27 November at 11.00am and repeated at  2:30pm

This lecture will explore some phenomena that can be explained and quantified by the application of Newton’s laws. These include gravitational motion along constrained paths, motion in the presence of magnetic fields,  chaotic motion, the Bernoulli effect, Hero’s engine, the rattleback and  space exploration using the gravitational assist slingshot effect.

Event type: Event
Sponsored by: IOP
Organised by: London & SE Branch IOP
Contact details: Book with the Gulbenkian Theatre
Phone: +44 (0)1227 769075

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Gulbenkian Theatre
University of Kent
Canterbury Kent
CT2 7NB
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11:00 – 13:00 27 Nov 2013
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