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Column Editor: Christopher Chiaverina, Crystal Lake, IL

 

2021

A small historical equipment display The Physics Teacher 59, 732 (2021); https://doi.org/10.1119/5.0055923

Demonstrating the beginnings of radio communications
The Physics Teacher 59, 664 (2021); https://doi.org/10.1119/10.0006926

Glow sticks: Spectra and color mixing revisited
The Physics Teacher
59, 586 (2021); https://doi.org/10.1119/5.0047149

Boiling water by doing work
The Physics Teacher 5
9, 508 (2021); https://doi.org/10.1119/5.0049411

Gelatin optics revisited
The Physics Teacher
59, 380 (2021); https://doi.org/10.1119/10.0004897

There goes the Sun: Sunset simulations old and new
The Physics Teacher
59, 74 (2021); https://doi.org/10.1119/10.0003026

2020

Demonstrating the physics involved in astronaut spacewalk training
The Physics Teacher
58, 680 (2020); https://doi.org/10.1119/10.0002745

The versatile constant velocity car
The Physics Teacher
58, 524 (2020); https://doi.org/10.1119/10.0002082

A new role for the Cartesian diver: Showing free-fall weightlessness
The Physics Teacher
58, 446 (2020); https://doi.org/10.1119/10.0001854

Let’s make “24:27:30:32: 36:40:45:48”and play music!
The Physics Teacher
58, 280 (2020); https://doi.org/10.1119/1.5145482

Why is an empty shampoo bottle so easy to knock over?
The Physics Teacher 5
8, 220 (2020); https://doi.org/10.1119/1.5145426

Digital imaging of infrared light: Digging deeper
The Physics Teacher
58, 138 (2020); https://doi.org/10.1119/1.5144803