Holt, R. (2020) ‘Determining Jupiter’s mass’, Physics Review, 29 (4), pp.6-10.
Observational data on Jupiter’s Galilean moons are used to determine the gas giant’s mass.
Jacobs, D. (2020) ‘A simple pendulum?’, Physics Review, 30 (1), pp.20-23.
Experiments with a simple pendulum feature in many physics courses. But the physics is really not that simple…
Wade-Wright, P. (2020) ‘Crossword: electrometry and stars: solution and notes’, Physics Review, 29 (3), pp.14-15.
Answers to the revision crossword earlier. These notes explain how an electrometer measures voltage, and discuss Fred Hoyle’s contributions to astrophysics.