27 episodes

Physics puzzles and deep dives into physics topics.

The Hyperfine Physics Podcast Derek Padilla and Zak Espley

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Physics puzzles and deep dives into physics topics.

    Acoustic Levitation w/ Special Guest Dr. David Jackson

    Acoustic Levitation w/ Special Guest Dr. David Jackson

    Zak and Derek discuss acoustic levitaiton with Dr. David Jackson, Professor of Physics and Astronomy at Dickinson College.



    Their published paper at AAJP (requires subscription), "Acoustic levitation and the acoustic radiation force":

    https://aapt.scitation.org/doi/10.1119/10.0002764



    You can contact Dr. Jackson to request a copy:

    https://www.dickinson.edu/site/custom_scripts/dc_faculty_profile_index.php?fac=jacksond



    Ming-Hua Chang's senior thesis, "Using Schlieren Optics to Visualize Ultrasonic Standing Waves In Acoustic Levitation":

    https://scholar.dickinson.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1391&context=student_honors



    Dr. Daniel A Russell's Acoustics and Vibration Animations:

    https://www.acs.psu.edu/drussell/demos.html



    Selected gifs of wave motion:

    https://www.acs.psu.edu/drussell/Demos/waves/wavemotion.html

    https://www.acs.psu.edu/drussell/Demos/Reflect-Particles/Reflect-Particles.html

    https://www.acs.psu.edu/drussell/Demos/phase-p-u-sine/phase-p-u-sine.html

    https://www.acs.psu.edu/drussell/Demos/SWR/SWR.html



    Physics Girl video building an acoustic levitator on Youtube:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ABjRnSYw-4k



    Acoustic levitation on Wikipedia:

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acoustic_levitation



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    Gravitational G and How Science Works

    Gravitational G and How Science Works

    Zak and Derek discuss the "controversial" value of Newton's gravitational constant G. They cover the history of its measurement and how the value (and confidence in that value) has changed over time.



    Gravitational G wiki page: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gravitational_constant



    Relative uncertainty of phsyical constants: https://codata.org/blog/2015/08/04/codata-recommended-values-of-the-fundamental-physical-constants-2014/



    Different G experiments with uncertainty bars: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/344933668/figure/fig2/AS:1019607263477760@1620104723443/The-eleven-values-of-G-adopted-in-CODATA-2014-after-2000-and-our-latest-two-values.png

    Cosmology and the Arrow of Time

    Cosmology and the Arrow of Time

    Zak and Derek discuss the big question: why is the future different than the past? Why do we remember the past but not the future?



    Much the discussion comes from Sean Carroll’s book, “From Eternity to Here: The Quest for the Ultimate Theory of Time“



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    Is Anything Truly Random? w/Special Guest Grant Ciffone

    Is Anything Truly Random? w/Special Guest Grant Ciffone

    Zak and Derek chat with special guest, Grant Ciffone! Grant joins us as a non-physicist who asks “Is anything truly random in the universe?”

    Interested in being a guest on the show? Come ask us a question! Email us at hbar@thehyperfine.com

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    How to Keep Time

    How to Keep Time

    Zak and Derek discuss a mystery in a hospital, where an MRI machine seems to…

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    Entropy & Statistical Mechanics

    Entropy & Statistical Mechanics

    Zak and Derek discuss the statistical origins of entropy and how it connects from there into thermodynamics. They also encourage using flashcards 🙂



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