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Superheating and Microwave Ovens

Ever heard stories of people being injured when using microwave ovens to heat water to make hot drinks? Well this site explains why this can happen.

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Why can't I put metal in the microwave?

A short video explaining why putting metal in the microwave is a bad idea.

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Detection of cosmic-ray or gamma-ray air showers

Short article explaining how cosmic ray showers are detected.

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Explore Big History

Interactively explore the timeline of the universe.

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Cosmic inflation explained

A very good animated explanation of the theory of cosmic inflation.

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Why can't you put metal in the microwave

A good description of what happens to metal when you put it in the microwave, and why you shouldn't do it.

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How Microwave Ovens Work

A brief description of how Microwave Ovens work including some fascinating physics that goes on inside. From HowStuffWorks.com.

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Mystery of cosmic rays' origin finally solved

The origins of cosmic rays have finally been found using the Fermi Gamma Ray Space Telescope.

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Cambridge Cosmology

Links and information on all aspects of cosmology including the Big Bang, Galaxies and Clusters, Cosmic Radiation and Cosmic Strings. All the information is supported with images and there are a ...

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Cosmic Rays

A site about cosmic rays. Specifically: what they are, where they come from, and how they are detected.

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