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How Blue Screen Special Effects Work

Explains how Blue Screen Special Effects for television and movies work. From

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The Doppler Effect

A short film explaining the Doppler effect in simple, easy to understand terms. Nominated for the SciCast competition.

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This is a site from the Thinkquest competition with good explanations on the magnetic effect of a current, the motor effect and magnetic field strength.

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The Zeeman Effect

Explanation, with diagrams, of the Zeeman Effect which relates to atomic energy levels and spectral lines.

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The Doppler effect

An explanation of the Doppler effect, which occurs whenever the source of waves (eg sound) is moving with respect to an observer.

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Meissner Effect

Simple definition of the Meissner effect, as relating to superconducting material. Part of a larger site which includes many definitions and links.

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An Example of the Doppler Effect

Java applet (part of a wider site) which illustrates the Doppler effect for sound, giving the example of a passing ambulance siren.

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The Leidenfrost Effect (video)

The Leidenfrost effect explains why water sometimes 'rolls' off a hot plate or frying pan, and how some experts can dip their hands into liquid nitrogen or even molten lead without hurting themselves

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How planes fly - The Coanda effect

An experiment to show the Coanda effect along with a short explanation of why and how aeroplanes fly.

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The Leidenfrost effect

Great video of the Leidenfrost effect including a maze built was water to zip around.

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