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The Solar wind

A NASA page all about solar wind, including the latest data on the Sun's activity and with lots more information on solar physics.

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A User's Guide to Solar Power

A short and simple guide explaining how solar power works and understand what to look for when researching or installing solar panels.

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How Solar Sails Work

A brief description of how Solar Sails work and solar spacecraft design This site is part of Marshall Brain's HowStuffWorks.com.

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The solar system

Very descriptive site, answers many questions about the solar system. Lesson plans provided. An interactive site where users can learn about the solar system and other space related topics.

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Why the moon is seen red during total lunar eclipse?

A simple explanation, accompanied by a clear diagram, of why the eclipsed moon appears red.

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Solar Stormwatch

Help scientists spot solar storms and track them across space to Earth in this great citizen science project.

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Sun Lab

Nine short videos covering the basic science of the Sun and solar storms. Also view up-to-date images from some of NASA's best solar space telescopes.

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Solar power

An overview from the BBC on solar energy.

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How the Speed of Light was First Measured

Details of the experiment conducted to determine the speed of light including Ole Römer's observation with an eclipse of Io, Jupiter's moon.

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De Mora Luminis

Measuring times of the eclipses of Jupiter's moons when Earth and Jupiter were in various positions gave evidence for light traveling at a finite speed. Includes a list of measurements of c made ...

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