Search our database of handpicked sites

Looking for a great physics site? We've tracked down the very best and checked them for accuracy. Just fill out the fields below and we'll do the rest.

Search results from our links database
Next Prev

Showing 11 - 20 of 127

This link has been reported

A User's Guide to Solar Power

A short and simple guide explaining how solar power works and understand what to look for when researching or installing solar panels.

Visit A User's Guide to Solar Power

Rating:

 

Hits: 1132

This link has been reported

How Solar Sails Work

A brief description of how Solar Sails work and solar spacecraft design This site is part of Marshall Brain's HowStuffWorks.com.

Visit How Solar Sails Work

Rating:

 

Hits: 4526

This link has been reported

The solar system

Very descriptive site, answers many questions about the solar system. Lesson plans provided. An interactive site where users can learn about the solar system and other space related topics.

Visit The solar system

Rating:

 

Hits: 4349

Lightning, an example of a natural capacitor

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

Visit Lightning, an example of a natural capacitor

Rating:

 

Hits: 3692

1859's "Great Auroral Storm"—the week the Sun touched the earth

A wonderful description of what happened to telegraph stations during extreme space weather Carrington Event in 1859.

Visit 1859's

Rating:

 

Hits: 701

This link has been reported

What is a solar sail?

Could a spaceship be powered by the sun's energy? An introduction to solar sails.

Visit What is a solar sail?

Rating:

 

Hits: 2874

The physical effect that creates tiny electrical storms in your body

An article explaining the thermodielectric effect and where it occurs.

Visit The physical effect that creates tiny electrical storms in your body

Rating:

 

Hits: 3

This link has been reported

National Solar Observatory

Details on the observatories and the advanced technology solar telescope with results of the long term investigation of the sun and archive facilities.

Visit National Solar Observatory

Rating:

 

Hits: 3713

This link has been reported

Solar power

An overview from the BBC on solar energy.

Visit Solar power

Rating:

 

Hits: 3528

Solar system 3D

Explore our solar system with this beautiful 3D interactive which shows the orbits of the planets, distances, etc (requires flash).

Visit Solar system 3D

Rating:

 

Hits: 8402

Next Prev

Showing 11 - 20 of 127