Honors Physics

Questions - Week 3

  1. How is the concept of space and time different from the concept of spacetime?
  2. What is the conceptual meaning of the equation E = mc2?
  3. When does E = mc2?
  4. What's the difference between rest energy and total energy?
  5. What do you call a property that has no direction, only size?
  6. When is the distance traveled the same as the displacement?
  7. Is it possible to drive in a circle at a constant velocity? Explain your answer.
  8. What is the difference between a vector and a scalar?