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Reaction Times

An applet which allows the user to see how a car stops given certain braking conditions.

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Proton Fusion

This is the process which fuels the Sun and other stars which have core temperatures less than 15 million Kelvin. A reaction cycle yields about 15 MeV of energy.

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Chem4Kids

Kids chemistry website, covering atoms, matter, reactions and more. With information and quizzes

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Fast Breeder Reactor

Under appropriate operating conditions, the neutrons given off by fission reactions can "breed" more fuel from otherwise non-fissionable isotopes.

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The CNO cycle

The fusion reactions of the CNO Cycle allows bigger stars to convert hydrogen to helium.

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Calorimetry - Measuring Heats of Reactions

Description of some calorimetry methods and calculation examples.

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How Beer Gets Its Color

A great article explaining the reactions that go on to give beer its colour.

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Development of cosmic ray showers

A detailed look at the nuclear reactions happens when a cosmic ray causes a shower.

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Hyperphysics - Nuclear Reactions

Description of nuclear cross section, with good relevant links to other areas of the site.

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Forces on a hinged beam Java Applet

String tension, weight of suspended sphere and beam and reaction force of the wall on the beam are shown in different colours and can be varied

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