WASH project channel — Japan Hongkong Southeast Asia COVID-19 content- news Comment book summary illustration Pictures key lazy bag special report Brand joint channel Key Issues Research Center Internet Salon column BBC News in Chinese Politics and Policy politics military energy judicial Global and Regional internationality China Indo-Pacific middle East United States and Canada LatinAuthor: Humanities. Island (Interview: Qiu Yuling | Editor: Huang Shiru | Photography: Huang Shiru) Fall, fall, fall, when will it stop? How many miles did I fall? Alice cried out involuntarily, she must be approaching the center of the earth. Let me think, that's four thousand miles deep? Then she said, will I go through the earth and fall on the other side of the earth? - "Alice in Wonderland" This is the scene at the beginning of the classic fairy tale "
people have heard of. But do you know that Alice's rant is actually "simple harmonic motion" in physics? And the whole story is more than just this scientific stalk! Zhu Qingqi, associate professor of the Department of Physics of Central University sms services and director of the Science Education Center, discovered that there is a mystery in "Alice in Wonderland", and there are all kinds of logic, language, mathematics, and even scientific memes! So she decided to use her excellent demonstration experiments to plan the exhibition "Learning Science in Fairy Tales: Alice in Wonderland", using the fairy tale situation to learn the mysteries of science.
The Hatter Alice in Wonderland Photo Credit: Alice in Wonderland What scientific easter eggs are hidden in "Alice in Wonderland"? Fairy tales are not fairy tales, where is the scientific principle? It turns out that the author of "Alice in Wonderland", Lewis Carroll, has another identity: a mathematician. He buried easter eggs in the story, which only a few fellows can understand. Zhu Qingqi said, reading this fairy tale carefully, you can find that there are not only mathematics, but also logic, language and scientific principles. As a mathematician, Carlo inexplicably prefers the number "42" and often buries this "password" in stories. For example, at the beginning of the story,