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Schroedinger's Atom

A page explaining Schroedinger's model of atomic structure, with nice graphics showing the wave nature of electrons around the atom.

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One-dimensional one-atom gas

This is a very simple model of a gas. Here, a single atom bounces elastically in a one-dimensional cavity. It will continue to bounce at the same speed forever if the piston does not move.

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Atom-Light interactions and lasers

A short page dealing with the atomic explanation of lasers. Although brief and lacking detail there is a good little applet which shows what happens when an excited atom is struck by a photon.

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Bohr Atom

This site demonstrates Bohr model of the hydrogen atom.

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Why Nuclear Bombs Create Mushroom Clouds

Heating and convection cause the signature shape of nuclear blasts.

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How Atom Smashers Work

A brief description of how Atom Smashers -or particle colliders - like the LHC work. From HowStuffWorks.com.

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Antimatter - Angels & Demons

An introduction to antimatter, how it is made, how it can be trapped, and the truth about antimatter bombs. Part of a wider site by CERN explaining the science behind Dan Brown's Angels and Demons.

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How aerogel will change the world

Article from the times on how this new material could protect your home against bomb blasts, mop up oil spillages and even help man to fly to Mars.

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Nuclear files

This site provides information on nuclear weapons and war. Contains some biographies of scientists, photographs of bomb blasts and victims, also some audio clips.

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Atomic Archive

Very comprehensive and fascinating site covering the history and science of the atomic bomb with biographies, videos and animations of nuclear physics.

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