Category Archives for "Physics"

Physics is the science of physical principles in the nature. It ranges from motion, gravity, astronomy etc.

Velocity and Acceleration |Formula,Units and Graph derivation

Velocity and Acceleration

Velocity is a rate of change in displacement with respect to time. As displacement is a vector quantity having both magnitude and direction, velocity is also a vector quantity. Acceleration is a rate of change in velocity with respect to time. An object undergoes acceleration whenever an object’s speed increases or decreases (usually referred to […]

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Types of Magnet |Their Differences with Examples

types of magnet

Magnets are objects that produce a force that attracts other ferromagnetic materials, like iron. They also either attract or repel other magnets. These magnets are broadly classified into 3 types like Permanent magnet Induced magnet Electromagnet Ancient people learned about magnetism when they discovered lodestones (or magnetite) which are naturally magnetized pieces of iron ore. […]

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How thermostat works |Their Types, Examples and Applications

How thermostat works

What is a thermostat?  A thermostat is an instrument which keeps the temperature of a system at a constant level. It is designed to sense the temperature of a particular system and then perform actions to make the temperature remain at a constant level. The word ‘thermostat’ comes from two ancient Greek words: thermo (which […]

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Fun Facts about the Solar System

Fun Facts about the Solar System

Our solar system is quite huge and diverse.There are many fun facts about solar system like 1. Size of planet Jupiter: Jupiter is so large planet that 1300 earths can be fit into it. But its mass is just 318 times more than earth. 2. Density of planet Saturn: The planet Saturn is the least […]

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7 phases of the moon | Waxing, Waning and other Differences

7 phases of the moon

Moon is the only satellite of the earth. It revolves around the earth and also around itself. It takes 29.5 days to complete revolution around the earth. The moon we see at night is due to illumination by the sun. Since, the moon revolves around the earth, it looks in different shapes on different days. […]

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Light Energy | Sources, Examples & Facts

light energy

Light energy is a type of kinetic energy. It was a fascinating thing for many scientists like Einstein, Faraday, and Maxwell etc. Light is the only non-materialistic thing which is visible to naked eyes. One can see, feel it as the heat but cannot hold it and contain it as such. It travels from one […]

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7 Types of Energy | Their Differences & Uses in Life

7 types of energy

Energy is the invisible yet the driving force of entire universe. Energy takes different forms but is never destroyed. Based on its nature and character, it is of different types. These varying types of energy help to carry out diverse and different functions in the universe. 7 Types of Energy: Chemical energy Mechanical energy Thermal […]

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