Summer 2001 at the SMU QuarkNet Workshop                    
 QuarkNet 2001 photo                            An interesting use of units                      

Fredrick I. Olness  

Personal Scientific Distractions

The Wright Brothers



Physics to March By:

Web page tutorial

 This space for rent

The Wright Brothers:

Sometimes, the most extraordinary inventions take time to be appreciated by the broader community. I provide one historical example below---that of the Wright brothers---who attempt to offer their remarkable flying machine to the US War Department.

Physics to March By:

This may be a result of too little sleep, but here is my attempt to bring Freshman physics to the general public. The following is a marching "chant" that covers the fundamental ideas of introductory physics. This way, given the tight economic times, we may be able to combine Physics Education and Physical Education into a single course to save money.