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  1. Demonstration Highlight: The Egg Crusher
  2. STEM News Tip: Upcoming SPS Virtual Colloquium with Dr. Nicole Gugliucci
  3. STEM News Tip: Physics Comedy at the Maryland STEM Festival
  4. STEM News Tip: Dean Steve Fetter wins APS Leo Szilard Lectureship Award
  5. Demonstration Highlight: Guitar & Oscilloscope
  6. STEM News Tip: 2020 Nobel Prize in Physics Announced
  7. Demo Highlight: Racing Balls 2
  8. STEM News Tip: Maryland STEM Festival 2020
  9. Demonstration Highlight: Fourier Analysis
  10. STEM News Tip: Learning Resources for Nuclear Power
  11. Today in Physics History: Neptune
  12. Highlight: Van de Graaff Generator Animation
  13. STEM News Tip: Exoplanet around a White Dwarf Star
  14. Animation Highlight: Pendulum Waves
  15. STEM News Tip: Quantum Fireside Chat with Nobel Laureate Bill Phillips
  16. Demo Highlight: Laser and Double Slit
  17. STEM News Tip: Phosphine on Venus
  18. STEM News Tip: COVID-19 and the Physics Job Market
  19. Highlight: Radio Waves and Faraday Cage
  20. Remote Teaching Resources
  21. STEM News Tip: New Gravitational Waves Discoveries!
  22. Atwood's Machine: Testing Newton’s Second Law
  23. STEM News Tip: Some new articles in science teaching & information, August 2020
  24. Demonstration Highlight: Masses Dropped and Shot
  25. STEM News Tip: Native American Physics & Astronomy
  26. STEM News Tip: Titan and its Atmosphere on APOD
  27. STEM News Tip: COVID-19 impact on research
  28. The Tablecloth, the Coin, and Other Adventures with Inertia
  29. Quantum Demonstration and Simulation: The Hydrogen Atom
  30. STEM News Tip: New Atmospheric Phenomena Spotted on Venus
  31. STEM News Tip: SPS Virtual Colloquium
  32. Demonstration Highlight: Simple Harmonic Motion & Uniform Circular Motion
  33. STEM News Tip: Meteor Showers and Rain Showers
  34. STEM News Tip: Sonic Tourism
  35. Demonstration Highlight: Electromagnet
  36. STEM News Tip: Mars 2020 launches this week!
  37. STEM News Tip: Nova Reticuli 2020
  38. How many demonstrations?
  39. STEM News Tip: Solar Observer webcast this week!
  40. STEM News Tip: Children Learning About Gears
  41. Space News: The Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope
  42. Demo Highlight: Vector Addition
  43. Demonstration Highlight: The Pencil and Plywood Experiment
  44. Demo Highlight: The Ripple Tank and a Ripple Tank Simulator
  45. Demo Highlight: The Racing Balls in Slow Motion
  46. Happy birthday, Alexander Müller
  47. New Demonstration: The Paramagnetism of a Dysprosium Pendulum
  48. Welcome to Spring 2020
  49. Light Up the Night: Neon and "Neon" Lights
  50. A Heated Discussion In Class
  51. The Physics Soda Can Returns: Electrostatic Induction
  52. Physics Teatime 3: Do Not Try This At Home
  53. Introducing Our Newest Center of Mass Demonstration
  54. FLIGHT!
  55. Happy Birthday Carl Sagan
  56. Hot Air Balloon
  57. Upcoming Events at UMD Physics!
  58. Welcome to Fall 2019!
  59. Summer Hiatus
  60. Phun with Electrons: Particle or Wave?
  61. Physics Teatime 2: On The Making Of Tea
  62. On the Choosing of Demonstrations
  63. Teatime in Physics
  64. Happy Birthday to Émilie du Châtelet
  65. Seeing Sound: Vibrations on a Plate
  66. Women Nobel Laureates in Physics
  67. Coming Soon: Physics is Phun presents Induction and Deduction
  68. New Portable Ripple Tank
  69. Irene Joliot-Curie
  70. New Demos: Buoyancy and Electromagnetic Forces
  71. Falling into Free Fall
  72. Happy 100th Birthday Katherine Johnson!
  73. Demonstration Orders for the Fall Semester
  74. Welcome!