#### Study sets matching "mathematics university warwick physics px"

#### Study sets matching "mathematics university warwick physics px"

Physics

Natural philosophy

Scientific method

The Scientific Method Steps

The study of matter and motion.

An attempt to explain the behavior of the universe through ph…

Iterative process for going from observations to validated th…

1. Observation... 2. Induce- start to ask questions; why?... 3. Hyp…

Physics

The study of matter and motion.

Natural philosophy

An attempt to explain the behavior of the universe through ph…

Constellation

Absolute Magnitude

Apparent Magnitude

Parallax

a group of stars that form a pattern that looks like a famili…

a measure of the amount of light that a star actually emits

the brightness of a star when viewed from Earth

The apparent change in position of an object when seen from d…

Constellation

a group of stars that form a pattern that looks like a famili…

Absolute Magnitude

a measure of the amount of light that a star actually emits

star

gravity

mass

nebula

A huge, bright ball of burning gas that is held together by g…

A force of attraction between objects that is due to their ma…

Amount of matter in an object; bigger stars will have more; s…

A large cloud of dust and gas in space. New stars can be born…

star

A huge, bright ball of burning gas that is held together by g…

gravity

A force of attraction between objects that is due to their ma…

dimensional analysis

significant figures

why do scientists use the metric system?

how can dimensional analysis help eval…

a method of treatment units as algebraic quantities that can…

all the valid digits in a measurement the number of which ind…

scientists use the metric system for measurement because the…

it can help evaluate answers by checking that the answer is i…

dimensional analysis

a method of treatment units as algebraic quantities that can…

significant figures

all the valid digits in a measurement the number of which ind…

universe

light-years

Doppler effect

Edwin Hubble

All the matter and energy in existence, as well as the space…

the distance that light can travel in 1 year, which is 9.46 t…

an increase (or decrease) in the frequency of sound, light, o…

The U.S. Scientist who studied the motion of galaxies and dis…

universe

All the matter and energy in existence, as well as the space…

light-years

the distance that light can travel in 1 year, which is 9.46 t…

Aristotle

Ptolemy

Ptolemy's Universe

Ptolemy's Universe

In his system, the planets were the visible dots embedded on…

His major work was his Mathematical Composition.

"*Earth in the center, with the four elements"... "*The celestia…

"The seven wandering stars—planets—were deemed to be somewher…

Aristotle

In his system, the planets were the visible dots embedded on…

Ptolemy

His major work was his Mathematical Composition.

1 N = 1 kg * 1 m / s2

f = m*a

(v) = total distance (d) / total time…

acceleration (a) = change in velocity…

What is the mathematical formula for expressing one Newton?

What is the mathematical formula for expressing force?

What is the mathematical formula for expressing speed?

What is the mathematical formula for expressing acceleration?

1 N = 1 kg * 1 m / s2

What is the mathematical formula for expressing one Newton?

f = m*a

What is the mathematical formula for expressing force?

accelerate

acceleration

average speed

conceptual model

to increase speed or change direction.

the change of speed over time.

how fast something moves over a certain distance.

a verbal or graphical explanation for how a system works or i…

accelerate

to increase speed or change direction.

acceleration

the change of speed over time.

Quantum physics

Thermodynamics

Rocket science

Electromagnetic field theory

a discrete quantity of energy proportional in magnitude to th…

the branch of physical science that deals with the relations…

something requiring great intelligence, especially mathematic…

An electromagnetic field (also EM field) is a physical field…

Quantum physics

a discrete quantity of energy proportional in magnitude to th…

Thermodynamics

the branch of physical science that deals with the relations…

Literature

Mathematics

arithmetic

algebra

/ˈlɪtrətʃər/ văn... pieces of writing that are valued as works o…

/ˌmæθəˈmætɪks/ toán học... the science of numbers and shapes. Br…

/əˈrɪθmətɪk/ số học... the type of mathematics that deals with t…

/ˈældʒɪbrə/ đại số học... a type of mathematics in which letters…

Literature

/ˈlɪtrətʃər/ văn... pieces of writing that are valued as works o…

Mathematics

/ˌmæθəˈmætɪks/ toán học... the science of numbers and shapes. Br…

Geocentric

Enlightenment

Heliocentric

Copernicus

the theory that the earth is the center of the universe

Revolution European movement where scholars replaced old idea…

the theory that the sun is the center of the universe

Scientist who developed the heliocentric theory of the univer…

Geocentric

the theory that the earth is the center of the universe

Enlightenment

Revolution European movement where scholars replaced old idea…

Newton's Law of Gravity

Coulomb's Law

Field Forces

Forces

all objects in the universe attract each other through gravit…

The mathematical description of the Force between two charged…

A field in which a force vector exists at every point in the…

A push or a pull

Newton's Law of Gravity

all objects in the universe attract each other through gravit…

Coulomb's Law

The mathematical description of the Force between two charged…

mathematics

technology

equation

Fibonacci numbers

the language of science

mathematical understanding of how the universe works

a set of symbols summarizing a mathematical equation

the leaves on many plants arranged in repeating spirals of tw…

mathematics

the language of science

technology

mathematical understanding of how the universe works

Physics

An Alternative and much broader defini…

Primary Objective of Physics

Physical Laws

The science of matter and energy and the interaction between…

the study of the natural or material world and phenomena; nat…

To learn how to predict and understand how the universe works…

Physics is organized around a collection of

Physics

The science of matter and energy and the interaction between…

An Alternative and much broader defini…

the study of the natural or material world and phenomena; nat…

1st Law of Motion

Isaac Newton

2nd Law of Motion

Inertia

Moving objects will move until something stops it. Something…

Very well known for his developments in physics. He is the pe…

This one is all about doing some "MAF" and the relationship b…

The idea that objects don't like to change what they're doing…

1st Law of Motion

Moving objects will move until something stops it. Something…

Isaac Newton

Very well known for his developments in physics. He is the pe…

Aristotle

Geocentric theory

Ptolemy

The Christian Church

Greek philosopher who came up with the geocentric theory

earth-centered view of the universe: all planets, the moon an…

Greek philosopher who supported and expanded the geocentric t…

Taught God had deliberately put the earth in the center of th…

Aristotle

Greek philosopher who came up with the geocentric theory

Geocentric theory

earth-centered view of the universe: all planets, the moon an…

Kepler's first law

Kepler's second law

Kepler's third law

gravitational force

states that the planets move in elliptical paths with the sun…

An imaginary line form the sun to a planet sweeps out equal a…

states that the square of the ratio of the periods of any two…

an attractive force that acts between any two objects

Kepler's first law

states that the planets move in elliptical paths with the sun…

Kepler's second law

An imaginary line form the sun to a planet sweeps out equal a…

month: sidereal

month: synodic

day: sidereal

day: solar

time it takes for the moon to actually complete 1 orbit aroun…

time it takes for the moon to complete its cycle of phases

time it takes for the earth to do one 360 degree spin (23 hrs…

time it takes for the sun to return to the same east/west pos…

month: sidereal

time it takes for the moon to actually complete 1 orbit aroun…

month: synodic

time it takes for the moon to complete its cycle of phases

Momentum

Impulse

Impact

Conservation of Momentum

The product of the mass and velocity of an object.

Applied to an object produces an equivalent vector change in…

A high force or shock applied over a short time period when t…

In a closed system (one that does not exchange any matter wit…

Momentum

The product of the mass and velocity of an object.

Impulse

Applied to an object produces an equivalent vector change in…

mathematics

mathematical descriptions

technology

equations

the science of quantity; the language of science

Which on is more precise? mathematical or nonmathematical des…

a precise mathematical understanding of how the universe work…

a set of symbols summarizing a mathematical relationship betw…

mathematics

the science of quantity; the language of science

mathematical descriptions

Which on is more precise? mathematical or nonmathematical des…

geology

oceanography

meteorology

astronomy

the study of the origin, history, and structure of the earth…

the study of the sea

the study of the earth's atmosphere, especially in relation t…

the study of the universe and the objects in it

geology

the study of the origin, history, and structure of the earth…

oceanography

the study of the sea

Constellation

Absolute Magnitude

Apparent Magnitude

Parallax

a group of stars that form a pattern that looks like a famili…

a measure of the amount of light that a star actually emits

the brightness of a star when viewed from Earth

The apparent change in position of an object when seen from d…

Constellation

a group of stars that form a pattern that looks like a famili…

Absolute Magnitude

a measure of the amount of light that a star actually emits

Patterns

Cause and effect: Mechanism and explan…

Scale, proportion, and quantity

Systems and system models

Observed patterns of forms and events guide organization and…

Events have causes, sometimes simple, sometimes multifaceted.…

In considering phenomena, it is critical to recognize what is…

Defining the system under study—specifying its boundaries and…

Patterns

Observed patterns of forms and events guide organization and…

Cause and effect: Mechanism and explan…

Events have causes, sometimes simple, sometimes multifaceted.…

science

papyrus

Thales, Anaximander, and Anaximenes

Leucippus and Democritus

an endeavor dedicated to the accumulation and classification…

an ancient form of paper, made from a plant of the same name.

viewed as first real scientists.

ancient greek scientists who proposed all matter was really m…

science

an endeavor dedicated to the accumulation and classification…

papyrus

an ancient form of paper, made from a plant of the same name.

Cartography

Eratosthenes

George Perkins Marsh

Fertile Crescent

theory and practice of making visual representations of Earth…

Served as the head librarian at Alexandria during third centu…

Inventor, diplomat, politician, and scholar, his classic work…

Located in the Middle East in the vicinity of modern-day Iraq…

Cartography

theory and practice of making visual representations of Earth…

Eratosthenes

Served as the head librarian at Alexandria during third centu…

natural science

physics chemistry biology

physics

it is better shown in equations

the systematic study, through observation and experimentation…

What are the three subcategories of natural science?

____ is the natural science that answers questions about the…

physics is based on mathematics because...

natural science

the systematic study, through observation and experimentation…

physics chemistry biology

What are the three subcategories of natural science?

soil degradation

soil profile

universal soil loss equation

deforestation

the physical loss (erosion) and the reduction in quality of t…

the vertical variations that occur in the characteristics of…

a mathematical model used to describe soil erosion processes.

the process of destroying a forest and replacing it with some…

soil degradation

the physical loss (erosion) and the reduction in quality of t…

soil profile

the vertical variations that occur in the characteristics of…

gravity

weight

mass

force

the force of attraction between all masses in the universe

a measure of the gravitational force exerted on an object (in…

a measure of the amount of matter (stuff) in an object

any push or pull on an object that causes the object to speed…

gravity

the force of attraction between all masses in the universe

weight

a measure of the gravitational force exerted on an object (in…

GRAVITY

ZERO GRAVITY

PRINCIPIA MATHMATICA

ORBIT

Force of attraction between objects that is due to their mass…

Apparent weightlessness

Book written by Issac Newton; most significant mathematical a…

Curved path of a celestial object or spacecraft around a star…

GRAVITY

Force of attraction between objects that is due to their mass…

ZERO GRAVITY

Apparent weightlessness

Peter was assassinated and replaced by…

Prussia permanently kept Silesia and F…

"first servant of the state"

to increase the power of the state

What resulted in Peter II pulling Russia for Prussia?

What did the Treaty of Paris state?

What did Frederick the Great see himself as?

What did Frederick the Great's reforms intended to do?

Peter was assassinated and replaced by…

What resulted in Peter II pulling Russia for Prussia?

Prussia permanently kept Silesia and F…

What did the Treaty of Paris state?

science

observation

inference

hypothesis

the investigation and exploration of natural events and of th…

the act of using one or more of your senses to gather informa…

a logical explanation of an observation that is drawn from pr…

a possible explanation for an observation that can be tested…

science

the investigation and exploration of natural events and of th…

observation

the act of using one or more of your senses to gather informa…

Geocentric

Scientific Revolution

Heliocentric

Nicholas Copernicus

earth-centered view of the universe: all planets, the moon an…

A period of time in which thinkers used rational thought to u…

Sun-centered theory of the universe

Polish cleric and astronomer who studied planetary movements…

Geocentric

earth-centered view of the universe: all planets, the moon an…

Scientific Revolution

A period of time in which thinkers used rational thought to u…

Geocentric

Scientific Revolution

Heliocentric

Nicholas Copernicus

earth-centered view of the universe: all planets, the moon an…

A period of time in which thinkers used rational thought to u…

Sun-centered theory of the universe

Polish cleric and astronomer who studied planetary movements…

Geocentric

earth-centered view of the universe: all planets, the moon an…

Scientific Revolution

A period of time in which thinkers used rational thought to u…

Scientific Methods

Hypothesis

Controlled Experiment

Variable

a series of steps followed to solve problems

an explanation that is based on prior scientific research or…

an experiment that tests only one factor at a time by using a…

a factor that changes in an experiment in order to test a hyp…

Scientific Methods

a series of steps followed to solve problems

Hypothesis

an explanation that is based on prior scientific research or…

Immanuel Kant

Adam Smith

John Locke

Thomas Hobbes

- Believed it took courage to be enlightened... - Fundamental co…

- Believed a free economy could produce more wealth than a go…

- Did not support Absolutism... - Believed in a Republic... - Belie…

- Believes men are naturally competitive with one another... - B…

Immanuel Kant

- Believed it took courage to be enlightened... - Fundamental co…

Adam Smith

- Believed a free economy could produce more wealth than a go…

first geographers

first geographers (2)

cartography

Eratosthenes

studied places and regions, were interested in exploring unch…

included Chinese, Greeks, and North Africans, were also the f…

science of map making

Greek, computed the earth's circumference correctly, responsi…

first geographers

studied places and regions, were interested in exploring unch…

first geographers (2)

included Chinese, Greeks, and North Africans, were also the f…

accelerator

carrier wave

diffraction

exoplanet

A machine that uses electrical fields to make charged particl…

A wave, such as a radio wave, that carries information from a…

Spreading out of waves around obstacles.

A planet orbiting a star that is not our Sun.

accelerator

A machine that uses electrical fields to make charged particl…

carrier wave

A wave, such as a radio wave, that carries information from a…