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Microworlds

A web site from the Advanced Light Source, a device that uses X-rays to explore the world of atoms. Aimed at a variety of levels.

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DC generator action

A diagram showing a dc generator working, on which the frequency of ration is adjustable. The results are seen on an analogue meter, and an oscilloscope screen. Useful description of the commutator.

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Resistor color code

An animation of current flow through a resistor in which you can change the factors that are denoted by the coloured bands on the resistor and observe the results of your changes.

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Newtonian Mountain

Shows cannonball projected off mountain. Different speeds produce different results. I particularly liked the "touch" when the ball completed an orbit and returned to where it left the mountain!

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Galileo Project Information

A site containing details of the Galileo project and the results received in this mission to study the atmosphere of Jupiter.

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Von Neumann's 5th Postulate

Considers the validity of Von Neumann's 5th postulate, used to consider whether a hidden variables theory can give deterministic results.

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Galileo Probe Legacy

Sets out the mission objectives and results from the Galileo probe, with some multimedia images and answers to FAQ's.

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The Chandra X-ray Observatory Center

Extensive site with results from the Chandra observatory satellite, press releases, multimedia content, and information on x-ray astronomy

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Wave Nature of Matter

In 1913, about ten years after Bohr published his results, Louis de Broglie came up with a fascinating idea to explain some of the assumptions in the Bohr Model of the atom such as why should an ...

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Project Spectra!

A great resource with games, worksheets about how light is used to explore the solar system from measuring atmospheres and soils to designing your own planet. Covering many topics such as ...

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