Bursting balloons and exploding cans - and some weird behaviour from suitcases. Experiments play a vital role in unlocking new knowledge about the natural sciences. This quiz has some surprises in store for you.
Would you have believed it? In the summer quiz series, we take you on a tour of discovery through remarkable, peculiar and fun facts from ETH Zurich’s research and teaching. This issue is devoted to the teaching and experiments seen in physics lectures.
The Department of Physics at ETH Zurich has set up a website to showcase its lecture experiments. This online collection includes videos, photos and descriptions of more than 650 experiments that support physics teaching. The collection serves as the basis for this quiz.