HALLOWEEN! PHYSICS! PUMPKINS!
Here are some pumpkins that we carved last Halloween.
This would make an awesome cover for The Physics Teacher magazine, am I right?
I am particularly proud of the Planck’s formula pumpkin, E=hv which I carved, because at the time I was studying the history of Planck’s constant, h. This seems to be the same h in the formula for a derivative with lim h->0 . It is appropriate that this equation appears in the positive space of a pumpkin, because it is the formula for the energy quantization of light.
I hope this physics-themed pumpkin brings a smile to the faces of all you physics teachers and friends
out there this Halloween!!