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written by John P. Cise
The author has collected 8 years of condensed articles from the New York Times that have physics applications. He added physics questions to the article and posted it online for students to answer. He used them for extra credit projects, quiz or test questions. The collection is made of approximately 700 items with about applications and questions for each. Topics include mechanics, heat, work and energy, simple harmonic motion, waves, and sound.

Editor's Note: The articles have been edited and stored in mhtml, a web page archive format, and will download in html.  Solutions to some of the problems are provided alongside the questions.  Teachers may wish to share files with students in an alternative format to ensure the security of solutions.
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Metadata instance created July 22, 2008 by Taha Mzoughi
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Usefulness for introductory physics.

Author: John Cise
Posted: October 4, 2008 at 12:21AM

This site is excellent with current application questions based on articles from the New York Times. I highly recommend.

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J. Cise, New York Times Physics Applications, (2008), <>.
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Cise, J. (2016, July 1). New York Times Physics Applications. Retrieved September 16, 2019, from
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Cise, John P.. New York Times Physics Applications. July 1, 2016. (accessed 16 September 2019).
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Cise, John P.. New York Times Physics Applications. 2008. 1 July 2016. 16 Sep. 2019 <>.
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