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Optical tweezers

A fairly detailed explanation of optical tweezers and how they work.

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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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Introduction to Optical Tweezers

An explanation of how optical tweezers work, and how to set up and calibrate your own. A quite detailed but clear introduction to this use of lasers.

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Planetquest - 3D Guide to the Galaxy

Explore the milky way in 3D

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Explore - The Exploratorium

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

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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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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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