A leaf falls from a tree, dancing in a breeze as it floats to the ground. In the playground across the street, laughing children tighten their grips to hold themselves on the merry-go-round. Back in the kitchen, a metal lid rattles under the pressure of steam escaping from the tea kettle below. Our daily experiences reveal much about how our world works. Thinking about everyday examples from the world around us helps form our basic understanding of physics.
As far as we know, these laws of physics are universal.
They apply here.
They apply there.
They apply everywhere.
In this collection we show how our knowledge of familiar processes can be applied to help us understand similar behavior on grander scales, and in very different environments.
"Here, There, & Everywhere" (HTE) is supported by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration under grant NNX11AH28G issued through the Science Mission Directorate.