Chantal Ferrer Roca
Head of the Department of Applied Physics (UV, Spain).

When a body descends in air or another fluid, what determines its acceleration is the gravitational force minus the friction, not its mass.
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In the 17th century, it was difficult to achieve and maintain a partial vacuum. In the 21st century, the challenge is to achieve an ultra-vacuum in the laboratory such as we could never have dreamed of.
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For there to be sound, there must be a vibrating source, a transmitting medium that propagates the vibration at a certain speed, and a receiver that is set into vibration when the wave arrives.
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There is no way to force a pendulum to oscillate at a different rhythm, determined exclusively by its length
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illustr palletes estiu

Using simple materials like plastic bottles, straws, modelling clay, and syringes you can witness many interesting phenomena relating to air and water pressure.
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Illustration syracuse

The historian of science Alexander Koyrè summarised the scientific work of the sixteenth century as a gradual understanding of the works of Archimedes.
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illustration large hugo salais sling

Probably of Paleolithic origin and present since the first civilisations, the sling is ancient and ubiquitous not only as a weapon, but also as the paradigm of circular movement.
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