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Line Rider

A fun toy that lets you build a sledge run and then test it out. You'll need a good feel for the laws of motion to get results!

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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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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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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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Garden rainbow - Marvin and Milo

A Marvin and Milo activity about rainbows. All you need is a hosepipe, garden and sunny day.

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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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