Pressure drag

Pressure drag is caused by the air particles ...

Making a water bottle rocket

Geoff Searle, Head of Science at Shirley ...

Tectonic plates, volcanoes and ...

Far underneath the ground we walk on, the ...

What is rolling resistance?

Dr Mark Jermy from the University of ...

Aerodynamics and drag

Dr Mark Jermy and PhD student Lindsey ...

Forward and opposing forces

Your forward force comes from pushing and ...

Rocket forces

A rocket has three main forces acting on it ...

Apollo 11

Lift-off of the Apollo 11 on 16 July 1969 ...

Explaining a rock core

Dr Phil Shane takes us through a rock core – ...

Space Shuttle

The first Space Shuttle launched on 12 April ...

Plate boundaries

There are three types of plate boundaries ...

Taking wing

Planes and birds are both affected by the ...

Statue of Sir Isaac Newton

Sir Isaac Newton (1643–1726) entered ...

Rotorua caldera formation

Caldera eruptions leave behind large craters ...

Columnar basalt

Basalt is associated with great rock columns ...

Auckland volcanic field

Auckland is built of an active volcanic ...

Juno launch

This Atlas V rocket carried the Juno ...

Rocket roll control

Avinash Rao, a PhD student at the University ...

Plate tectonics

Professor Richard Price describes the theory ...

Testing aerodynamics of elite ...

Lindsey Underwood is working with some of New ...

Forces on a kite

Flying a kite depends on the relative size of ...

Model rocket launch

A model rocket at the moment of launch. The ...

Making a balloon car

In the Balloon car challenge activity ...

Space Shuttle launch

Final launch of Space Shuttle Atlantis on ...

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