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Why are clouds white?

Find out why clouds appear white.

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Past Notable Women of Computing

A list of women who played a notable role in computing.

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Notable Women of Computing & Mathematics

This site contains a list of links to, and biographies of, notable women in Mathematics and computing.

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How do Thunderstorms Work?

Article on the science of thunder and lightning. But how do clouds come by all this energy, and couldn't we put it to good use?

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Why Nuclear Bombs Create Mushroom Clouds

Heating and convection cause the signature shape of nuclear blasts.

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Lightning, an example of a natural capacitor

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

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Observing the world of particles

Introduction to earlier particle detectors including nuclear emulsions, cloud, bubble, and multiwire chambers.

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Scattering of light in the atmosphere

Find out how light scattering makes the sky blue and clouds white.

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The history of computing science

This site gives an interesting account of the development of computers from the early abacus to the modern PC, via Charles Babbage and Alan Turing's machines.

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The Future of Cars

A series of articles on future car technology from Arstechnica, covering in car computing, dealing with traffic jams and wireless communication.

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