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Suggestions for classroom demonstrations on topics including interference and Doppler shift.
Good description of the Greenhouse effect and related physics.
Why do raisins always rise to the top of cereal pack? It's the Brazil nut effect.
An explanation of the photoelectric effect and its implications for quantum physics.
An account of Einstein's discovery of the photoelectric effect and its implications.
There is in fact a large body of literature about initially hot water freezing faster than cold water and this phenomenon has been labeled the "Mpemba effect".
The Mpemba Effect is a bizarre phenomenon where hot water freezes faster than cold water. This site gives a basic introduction to the ideas involved.
Java Applet simulating a photoelectric effect experiment, measuring current and stopping potential for a variety of metals and monochromatic wavelengths. A sophisticated simulated experiment.
You can move the cursor up and down to see the effect of increasing temperature on the speed of particle motion.
Arthur Holly Compton (1891 - 1961) received the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1927 for the discovery of the phenomenon named after him the Compton effect. The Compton effect is a reduction in the energy ...
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