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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.

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The Photoelectric Effect

Java Applet simulating a photoelectric effect experiment, measuring current and stopping potential for a variety of metals and monochromatic wavelengths. A sophisticated simulated experiment.

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Temperature effect on atomic motion

You can move the cursor up and down to see the effect of increasing temperature on the speed of particle motion.

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Arthur Compton

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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Barkhausen Effect

Simple definition of the Barkhausen Effect.

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Stoke's Law

Brief description of Stokes' law and edge effects.

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Ripple Physlet

This applet shows interference effects with waves.

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Interaction of radiation with matter

Different parts of the electromagnetic spectrum have very different effects on different things.

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Steamy Science: Demonstrating Condensation

A simple experiment to demonstrate the effects of pressure and how gases work.

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Magnetic Reversals

Space weather effects on technology such as GPS, power systems, submarines, satellites, planes and more.

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