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written by Richard E. Berg
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The question of the week web site hosts questions about physics related to experiments and demonstrations. The answer to each question is posted at the end of the week along with a short video showing the experiment and a link to a page with more information about a related demonstration.
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PSRC This resource was featured by the PSRC collection from November 9, 2007 until December 9, 2007. View the feature here!

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© 2000 Richard Berg and the University of Maryland Department of Physics
activity, interactive lecture demonstration, introductory physics, outreach, physics questions, problem solving, puzzles
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Metadata instance created November 9, 2007 by Bruce Mason
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May 31, 2017 by Bruce Mason
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October 13, 2008
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AIP Format
R. Berg, (2000), WWW Document, (http://lecdem.physics.umd.edu/images/ArchivedWebsite/outreach/QOTW/active/questions.htm).
R. Berg, The Physics Question of the Week (2000), <http://lecdem.physics.umd.edu/images/ArchivedWebsite/outreach/QOTW/active/questions.htm>.
APA Format
Berg, R. (2008, October 13). The Physics Question of the Week. Retrieved July 18, 2024, from http://lecdem.physics.umd.edu/images/ArchivedWebsite/outreach/QOTW/active/questions.htm
Chicago Format
Berg, Richard E.. The Physics Question of the Week. October 13, 2008. http://lecdem.physics.umd.edu/images/ArchivedWebsite/outreach/QOTW/active/questions.htm (accessed 18 July 2024).
MLA Format
Berg, Richard E.. The Physics Question of the Week. 2000. 13 Oct. 2008. 18 July 2024 <http://lecdem.physics.umd.edu/images/ArchivedWebsite/outreach/QOTW/active/questions.htm>.
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@misc{ Author = "Richard E. Berg", Title = {The Physics Question of the Week}, Volume = {2024}, Number = {18 July 2024}, Month = {October 13, 2008}, Year = {2000} }
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