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Net Forces

Three vector forces that can be changed. The resultant vector is calculated and shown by this JAVA applet.

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Electroweak Unification

The photon along with the W and Z provide the necessary pieces to unify the weak and electromagnetic interactions.

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Electric Force fields

A simple site that contains an online alternative to plotting compass' or iron filings. The applet is very effective at showing both the direction of the force on an electron and its magnitude.

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Tokamaks: the future of nuclear power

A short description of the tokamak nuclear fusion reactors.

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Fundamental Forces

This page describes in detail the four fundamental forces of nature.

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Why Nuclear Bombs Create Mushroom Clouds

Heating and convection cause the signature shape of nuclear blasts.

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Fission and Fusion

Part of a nuclear reactor tour, this site gives a simplified explanation of nuclear energy.

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Hyperphysics - Nuclear Reactions

Description of nuclear cross section, with good relevant links to other areas of the site.

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Force on a Wing

This shockwave activity provides a very basic simulation of the force on an airplane wing. Subscription required but with 30 day free trial.

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Hooke's Law

One of the properties of elasticity is that it takes about twice as much force to stretch a spring twice as far. That linear dependence of displacement upon stretching force is called Hooke's law.

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