Pulse oximeters use red and infra-red light to monitor pulse rate and the oxygenation of a patient’s blood.
Ultrasound imaging systems uses piezoelectric transducers as source and detector.
X-ray imaging utilises the ability of high frequency electromagnetic waves to pass through soft parts of the human body...
Electrocardiograms (ECGs) record the activity of the heart through electrodes placed on the patient’s skin.
The gamma camera is an imaging technique used to carry out functional scans of the brain, thyroid, lungs, liver, gallbladder...
Positron emission tomography (PET) is a gamma imaging technique that uses radiotracers that emit positrons, the antimatter...
The “pink” (magenta) elephant optical illusion is a great starter to a lesson on colour vision.
These 4 animations will aid in the teaching of radioactivity.
This resource contains 9 videos which discuss different topic within astronomy and space.
Music Festival is one day off-timetable activity in which students develop skills in enterprise and learn how physics applies...
In December 1998, NASA launched the Mars Climate Orbiter. Its mission was to report data on the Martian atmosphere and climate...
Stories from Physics
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