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Explore Big History

Interactively explore the timeline of the universe.

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Squishy Circuits

An activity to do at home to explore the world of circuits. Make two types of dough, one that carries electricity and one that doesn't, to create all sorts of circuits and explore how they work.

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Fowler's Physics

Various applets allowing results to be taken for demonstration purposes.

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Faraday cage

A good explanation of Faraday cages from Wikipedia.

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What is a Faraday cage?

A brief explanation of faraday cages along with some examples.

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The Birthplace of Michael Faraday’s Big Ideas

Explore Michael Faraday's laboratory as it would have been in the 1850's.

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Line Rider

A fun toy that lets you build a sledge run and then test it out. You'll need a good feel for the laws of motion to get results!

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Seeking the Cosmic Dawn

A look at the results from BICEP2 detector in the south pole which gives evidence for inflation happening at the start of the universe.

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The End of My Latin

Kaufmann's experimental results on deflection of electrons in an electromagnetic field favoured Abraham's theory, not Einstein and Lorentz, but were eventually proved wrong.

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Micro maniac

Ever wondered what it would look like to microwave soap, wax crayons or even fairy lights? This virtual microwave lets you see the results without any of the mess.

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