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Airplane In Wind

The cross-country navigation of an aircraft involves the vector addition of relative velocities since the resultant ground speed is the vector sum of the airspeed and the wind speed.

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How Is Wind Chill Calculated?

The science behind the wind chill factor.

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The Java Virtual Wind Tunnel

The interactive Java Virtual Wind Tunnel is a prototype applet which uses computational fluid dynamics (CFD) methods to simulate the flow of air over a two dimensional object.

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Why do wind turbines have three narrow blades, but ceiling fans have five wide blades?

The difference in shape and number between wind turbine blades and ceiling fans are explained.

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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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What is a solar sail?

Could a spaceship be powered by the sun's energy? An introduction to solar sails.

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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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