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Articles from American Journal of Physics and The Physics Teacher

 

 

TPT Articles

A newspaper trick
The Physics Teacher - Vol. 40,  p. 313 (2002)

A paper pistol
The Physics Teacher - Vol. 40, p. 442 (2002)

A pebble curiosity
The Physics Teacher - Vol. 38, p. 40 (2000)

A pinhole paradox
The Physics Teacher - Vol. 38, p. 372 (2000)

A playing-card soliton
The Physics Teacher - Vol. 40, p. 229 (2002)

A slinky problem
The Physics Teacher - Vol. 38, p. 78 (2000)

A spooky rotation
The Physics Teacher - Vol. 40, p. 123 (2002)

A watermark code
The Physics Teacher - Vol. 38, p. 301 (2000)

An apparition
The Physics Teacher - Vol. 36, p. 317 (1998)

Archimedes’ pump
The Physics Teacher - Vol. 37, 41 (1999)

Broken symmetry
The Physics Teacher - Vol. 38, p. 564 (2000)

Catch the dice
The Physics Teacher - Vol. 36, p. 437 (1998)

Coat hanger
The Physics Teacher - Vol. 43, p. 4 (2005)

Estimating height
The Physics Teacher - Vol. 39, p. 370 (2001)

Fields, waves, and mysteries
The Physics Teacher - Vol. 31, 330 (1993)

How to test your PK power
The Physics Teacher - Vol. 28, 228 (1990)

Knock off the match
The Physics Teacher - Vol. 38, p. 191 (2000)

Magic jigger
The Physics Teacher - Vol. 39, p. 302 (2001)

Match penetration
The Physics Teacher - Vol. 37, 382 (1999)

Mirror levitations
The Physics Teacher - Vol. 37, p. 468 (1999)

More or less than half full?
The Physics Teacher - Vol. 4, p. 378 (2002)

Mysterious siphon
The Physics Teacher - Vol. 39, 561 (2001)

Physics trick of the month: A mirror paradox
The Physics Teacher - Vol. 32, 404 (1994)

Physics trick of the month
The Physics Teacher - Vol. 32, p. 381 (1994)

Physics trick of the month: Sneaky Switches
the Physics Teacher - Vol. 33, p. 515 (1995)

Physics trick of the month
The Physics Teacher - Vol. 34, p. 461 (1996)

PK power in the light of May
The Physics Teacher - Vol. 28, p. 296 (1990)

Reverse jack’s profile
The Physics Teacher - Vol. 37, 318 (1999)

Rotating cylinders
The Physics Teacher - Vol. 38, p. 254 (2000)

Shuffled pages
The Physics Teacher - Vol. 39, 178 (2001)

Suspended bottle

The Physics Teacher - Vol. 39, p. 254 (2001)

The amazing gender indicator
The Physics Teacher - Vol. 35, 239 (1997)

The bronx cheer effect
The Physics Teacher - Vol. 39, p. 490 (2001)

The electric grape
The Physics Teacher - Vol. 38, p. 492 (2000)

The floating vase

The Physics Teacher - Vol. 40, p. 187 (2002)

The jumping pencil
The Physics Teacher - Vol. 37, 178 (1999)

The revolving circle
The Physics Teacher - Vol. 36, 543 (1998)

The rotating face
The Physics Teacher - Vol. 38, 425 (2000)

The tabletops illusion
The Physics Teacher - Vol. 36, p. 252 (1998)

The twirled ring
The Physics Teacher - Vol. 40, p. 51 (2002)

The unbroken tissue
The Physics Teacher - Vol. 39, p. 435 (2001)

The water knot
The Physics Teacher - Vol. 39, p. 107 (2001)

Three switches puzzle
The Physics Teacher - Vol. 37, p. 88 (1999)

Three tennis balls
The Physics Teacher - Vol. 36, 343 (1998)

Two drop tasks
The Physics Teacher - Vol. 37, p. 446 (1999)

Two rollers and a yardstick
The Physics Teacher - Vol. 37, p. 546 (1999)

Two stunts with eggs
The Physics Teacher - Vol. 37, p. 245 (1999)

Water down the string
The Physics Teacher - Vol. 39, p. 36 (2001)

Zero gravity physics
The Physics Teacher - Vol. 36, p. 184 (1998)

AJP Articles


The ambidextrous universe; Left, right, and the fall of parity
American Journal of Physics - Vol. 33, p. 596 (1965)

Order and surprise
American Journal of Physics - Vol. 52, p. 187 (1984)

Guest Comment: Is realism a dirty word?
American Journal of Physics - Vol. 57, p. 203 (1989)

Guest Comment: CSICOP—The Committee for the scientific investigation of the paranormal
American Journal of Physics - Vol. 65, p. 273 (1997)