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How Cloud Computing Works

THe How Stuff Works guide to cloud computing and how it is expected to change the way we store data.

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Cloud computing - The Guardian

News and views on cloud computing from the Guardian website.

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Why are clouds white?

Find out why clouds appear white.

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How do Thunderstorms Work?

Article on the science of thunder and lightning. But how do clouds come by all this energy, and couldn't we put it to good use?

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Why Nuclear Bombs Create Mushroom Clouds

Heating and convection cause the signature shape of nuclear blasts.

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Lightning, an example of a natural capacitor

A fast moving animation showing charge separation and lightning between storm clouds and the ground

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Observing the world of particles

Introduction to earlier particle detectors including nuclear emulsions, cloud, bubble, and multiwire chambers.

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Bottlinger's Rings

A short description and images of Bottlinger's Rings, an effect caused by sunlight bouncing off ice crystals looking down at clouds.

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Scattering of light in the atmosphere

Find out how light scattering makes the sky blue and clouds white.

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Cloud In A Bottle - Physics to go

An experiment from our Physics To Go series about condensation. All you need is a plastic bottle with cap, water and a match.

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