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What makes up a comet?

A fun video where the presenters make a comet in front of your eyes.

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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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October 1, 1847: Miss Mitchell’s Comet and How Scientists Stand in Solidarity

The history of the first comet discovered using a telescope.

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Explore - The Exploratorium

There's something for everyone in this assortment of online exhibits.

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Planetquest - 3D Guide to the Galaxy

Explore the milky way in 3D

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Comet Halley

A page of information about this famous comet.

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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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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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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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