Science of fun.VISITORS to a city exhibition will find out that physics is fun.
Tomorrow the Newcastle Mela will offer traditional dance, contemporary Asian acts, arts and crafts arts and crafts, term for that general field of applied design in which hand fabrication is dominant. The term was coined in England in the late 19th cent. as a label for the then-current movement directed toward the revivifying of the decorative arts. stalls as well as a team of "physics buskers".
A team from the Institute of Physics (IOP IOP
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There will be physics demonstrations using things that can be found at home.
Alasdair Wilson, secretary of the local branch of the IOP, said, "Last year at the Newcastle Mela the busking This article is about a form of public entertainment. For an element in a corset, see Busk.
Busking is the practice of doing live performances in public places to entertain people, usually to solicit donations and tips. team got around 3,000 people involved in the tricks. This year we're expecting the response to be even more enthusiastic."
The tricks are also available online at www.physics.org