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Light Waves and Colour

Useful information driven site which provides details on both how light can be considered a wave and the relationship between waves and colour.

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Gravitational Potential Energy

Gravitational potential energy is energy an object possesses because of its position in a gravitational field.

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Einstein Online

A great site about Einstein's ideas with lots of information on special and general relativity, cosmology, gravitational waves, black holes.

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Moving Point source: Doppler effect and shock wave

An animation to illustrate the propagation of sound waves from a moving source. You can modify the wave speed, the source speed and wavelength.

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The science behind gravitational lensing

A new project from Zooniverse looks to track gravitational lenses in images. Here's the science behind how they happen.

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Wave Express

This site has good detail on light and sound waves.

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Wave Adder

This site is rather complex to use but allows users to set up two waves of a certain amplitude, frequency and wavelength and add them together.

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Longitudual and Transverse Wave Motion

Animations which demonstrate both types of wave and illustrate the difference between the motion of the wave and the motion of the particles in the medium through which the wave is travelling.

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This is What Happens When You Run Water Through a 24hz Sine Wave

Surprising Images and a video of what happens when you match sound waves with the same frequency as a camera.

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Sound Waves

A very comprehensive resource covering a large range of wave topics, includes excellent animations and diagrams.

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