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All the Topics Considered in the Physics Syllabus

Physics Syllabus: All the Topics at a Glance "Science is beautiful when it makes simple explanations of phenomena or connections between different observations. Examples include the double helix in biology and the fundamental equations of physics." -Stephen Hawking.  Physics is known as the knowledge of nature and is the natural science that studies matter, motion […]

25 April 20228 minutes to read

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Magnetism and Electromagnetism: Everything You Need to Know.

Your Guide to Magnetism, Electromagnetism, and Electromagnetic Induction. In the modern world, we use magnets in an overwhelming number of different ways. From the way that a fridge door closes to the way in which your headphones play music, from the generation and transmission of electricity, to the motor in your car. All of these […]

25 November 20197 minutes to read

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What are Waves?

Everything You Never Asked about the Science of Waves. Without waves there would be nothing. No heat, no light, no sound. Not even any movement. Not a single thing. Because waves aren’t just some abstract scientific concept – or something that you only see on the surface of the ocean. They are literally everywhere at […]

21 November 20196 minutes to read

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Welcome to Space: A Guide to Astronomy and Astrophysics.

An Introduction to Everything about Space. There is a reason why even the most ancient humans were amateur astronomers, mapping the orbit of the moon and the movements of the stars. There’s a reason too that kids are as fascinated by space as they are by dinosaurs, thinking about the Big Bang, distant galaxies, and […]

21 November 20197 minutes to read

Need help learning Physics?

Our Physics tutors have written up a series of articles to help you understand this complex science.

Read all about the different topics covered in GCSE and A Level Physics and get revision tips and resources.

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The Best Apps, Books, Podcasts and Websites to Review the Basics of Physics

Physics Revision Resources "Be a lifelong student. The more you learn, the more you earn and more self confidence you will have." -Brian Tracy Learning is a constant experience that is observed from infancy to old age. As humans, we will never stop learning, and that is an astonishing fact; the joy of discovering a […]

28 January 20198 minutes to read

The study of our universe is amazing

All About Physics

What is Physics? From Archimedes’ Principle, dating back to around 250 BCE to the race to prove quantum gravity, the curiosity of our physical world has stirred the human mind as no other discipline ever has. And yet, for the most part, people are afraid of physics. Students dread learning it and schools report ongoing […]

28 December 20187 minutes to read

Children can be taught about particles and motion and how these interact together.

Physics For Kids

How to Teach Physics For Kids Does your child know what the periodic table is? Do they understand gravity, magnetism or states of matter? Do they know who Isaac Newton is and all about Newton's law of motion? Have you ever talked to your child about Earth and planets in our solar system? If the […]

21 December 20189 minutes to read

An image of a library. Undergraduates studying for a physics degree may end up spending quite a bit of time in the library.

Taking Physics Courses

A Physics Degree Can Offer So Much Although the sciences of biology, chemistry, and physics often have a reputation in school for being particularly difficult or challenging subjects, the truth is that they are some of the most rewarding subjects that you can study. Physics, for example, can help teach you more about how things […]

3 December 20189 minutes to read