Tutors’ Questions

Questions featured in the Inspire Magazine set by tutors at St John’s.

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Richard Compton
Crime scene investigation
Chemistry through time
Kitchen chemistry
Chemistry brainteasers
Fun with bubbles
Through the looking glass


Kate Doornik
Magic money tree


Ian Sobey
Energy recovery from the tides
Hydroelectric power


Tom Crawford
Thick and sticky fluids
Mathematicians through history

Devinder Sivia
Pythagoras, hexagons and more


Tony Weidberg
Human powered helicopter
Heating and cooling
The physics of making a cup of tea
Physics brainteasers

Ian Sobey
Energy recovery from the tides