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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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360 degree views of the NASA Space Shuttle Discovery

Explore views of the NASA Space Shuttle Discovery, including the cockpit, toilet, mid-deck and belly.

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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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The Magic School Bus

A fun site for kids where you can explore space, land or sea with the magic school bus.

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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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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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Diffraction of light

Historical background and online tutorials on diffraction in which you can vary wavelength and aperture width, and see the results as wave fronts, and as an intensity graph. Explanations include the ...

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Bending Light

Calculation of the deflection of starlight expected due to bending of light close to a large mass, plus some observed results.

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