Story of the Atom.

Posted by Mr Mallon on January 12, 2013

Here is a little podcast you can download to find out about the story of the atom.
The amazing discoveries and investigations that lead to our knowledge of the atom.

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12Jan
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Helpmyphysics Podcast 12

Posted by Mr Mallon on June 17, 2009

holidaysun

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Summer holidays are coming and lets hope the sun shines every day. In this podcast Mr. Mallon takes a look at the structure of our nearest star called the Sun.
Granny physics reviews another science book from her new shed. Danny Boyle`s science fiction dvd Sunshine is discussed and Mr Mallon remembers the 40th anniversary of the moonlandings of 1969.

Links in the podcast

  1. Sun science
  2. The Radioactive Boy Scout
  3. Apollo 10
  4. Sunshine
  5. Sunshine Guaranteed by Marina V
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17Jun
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Helpmyphysics Podcast 11

Posted by Mr Mallon on June 27, 2008

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In this Podcast Mr Mallon takes a look at heat and temperature: Is there a difference?
Did you know that the world nearly missed the first moon landing in 1969? Mr Mallon revues the movie that tells the story of the near miss in the movie called The Dish.
Granny Physics tells us what science book she will be reading this summer and Daniel McDade and Kallum Shields of St Andrew`s High School Coatbridge share some science facts with us.
Finally there is an update on Phoenix, the Mars digger!

Links in the podcast:

  • Get your molecules moving by JP Taylor
  • The Dish
  • Parkes Observatory
  • Usbourne Science Encyclopedia
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    27Jun
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    Helpmyphysics Podcast 10

    Posted by Mr Mallon on May 7, 2008

    In this show Mr Mallon tells the story of the atom from Democritus right the way up to Neils Bohr. Great revision for your Higher Physics.
    Granny Physics hands over to Cassie McDonald and Chloe Selkirk where they review a cracking good science book.
    And finally Mr Mallon poses the question of UFOs and visiting aliens.

    Listen to show here

    Links in the show:
    George`s secret key to the universe.
    Music from the show:
    Theme tune from Fireball XL5 by Don Spencer.
    UFO tv series
    The movie The Day the Earth Stood Still

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    7May
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    Helpmyphysics podcast 09

    Posted by Mr Mallon on October 19, 2007

    Phoenix Lander

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    In this show Mr Mallon takes a look at how vital it is to reduce speed on the roads, it is pure physics and saves lives.
    Mars is being invaded as we speak… by us! In the spacezone we look at the mission to mars which is looking for water.

    A surprise guest makes a comeback! Yes she is back: the one and only Granny Physics.

    Music in the show:

    Links to items in the show:

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    19Oct
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    Helpmyphysics Podcast 08

    Posted by Mr Mallon on July 31, 2007

    Tommy Cooper

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    In this show Mr Mallon gives advice on what to do with the grades you have achieved in your physics exams.
    In the SpaceZone look out for the King of the Planets and a shower from space this August.
    Mr Mallon talks about the physics books he has read this summer.

    Links in the show:

    The Cloud appreciation society
    Russell Stannard Books
    Music in the show: Physics for Two by Drew Vicks

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    31Jul
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    Helpmyphysics Podcast 07

    Posted by Mr Mallon on January 28, 2007

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    Cells & batteries. Why they don’t always give the voltage written on the battery.
    Ultrasound: Images using echoes.
    Constellations. Images with the stars.
    Music in the show:
    Charge by Seven Thousand miles
    Stars by Bree Noble

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    28Jan

    Helpmyphysics Podcast 06

    Posted by Mr Mallon on December 10, 2006

    Meteor

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    In this podcast:

    • Is a force necessary to keep objects moving?
    • Alexander Graham Bell and the telephone.
    • Meteors and shooting stars.
    • Music in the show:

    Links from the show:

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    10Dec

    Helpmyphysics Podcast 05

    Posted by Mr Mallon on September 27, 2006

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    Why do elements and filaments heat and light up when the flex doesn’t.
    Projectiles: Lets shoot the monkey!
    Space Zone: What is an equinox?
    Music in the show:
    Only Smile by The JellyBricks
    Space Monkey by Jim Hodgson

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    27Sep

    Helpmyphysics Podcast 04

    Posted by Mr Mallon on September 3, 2006

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    Hi I’m back for the new session. In this podcast:

    • Mr Mallon takes a look scalars & vectors in the Higher Physics segment
    • Standard Grade: How were the first long distance messages sent.
    • Bad news for the planet Pluto but good news for the moon.
    • Music in the show:

    Links from the show:

    1. Early telecommunications
    2. Poor Pluto!
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    3Sep