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Scattering of light

How light is scattered in the atmosphere, explained simply.

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Reflection of Light

Explains law of reflection including interactive Java tutorials. Links to ideas of fluorescence, diffraction, polarization, scattering and virtual microscopy.

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Rutherford's demonstration

An animated representation of the famous alpha-particle scattering demonstration. You can adjust the frequency of arrival of the particles and observe which make it through and which rebound.

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Nuclear binding energy

Simulation of alpha scattering with several target atoms and binding energy calculations.

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Disappearing Act

Certain patterns confuse your eyes and brain, causing you to misjudge the size of a circle, or the length of a line. This site contains a shockwave demonstrations of an optical illusion.

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Ernest Rutherford

Ernest Rutherford (1871 - 1937) greatest contribution to physics were his investigations into the scattering of alpha rays and the nature of the inner structure of the atom.

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Astronomy and Perception

Information on astronomy slides and models. Also including optical illusions.

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Do bubbles in Guinness go down?

Optical illusion or physics-defying bubbles? The answer is here.

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Sir Chandrasekhara Raman

Sir Chandrasekhara Raman (1888 - 1970) received the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1930 for his work on the scattering of light and for the discovery of the effect named after him.

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How cameras work

Explains the optical principles and technology behind cameras (SLR and point-and-shoot) and photography. From HowStuffWorks.com.

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