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Nuclear Physics

Introductory page linking to many different parts of the hyperphysics site, each dealing with an aspect of nuclear or particle physics

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Wave power

An overview of different wave power technologies (including the Salter duck, Pelamis and Oscillating Water Column), and a discussion of their economic, social and envionmental implications.

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Cold War-Era Science Shows Beer Will Survive a Nuclear Apocalypse

Beer was tested to see whether it would be safe to drink after experiencing radiation from a nuclear blast.

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Nuclear Reactor

Ideas involving electricity generation by nuclear energy. Has a reactor simulation and quiz.

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Nuclear Physics: Past, Present and Future

This website takes a comprehensive look at nuclear physics, its applications for energy and warfare, and surrounding political issues.

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Turbines, Generators and Power Plants

Find out how electricity is genererated in power plants.

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Pink Noise

Whereas white noise is defined as sound with equal power per Hz in frequency, pink noise is filtered to give equal power per octave or equal power per 1/3 octave.

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Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA)

NDA homepage - information about nuclear decommissioning and radioactive waste disposal.

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Coulomb Barrier

In order to accomplish nuclear fusion, the particles involved must first overcome the electric repulsion to get close enough for the attractive nuclear strong force to take over to fuse the particles.

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Cold War Nuclear Tests Could Help Us to Foil Poachers

Left over radioactive C14 from nuclear weapon testing in the cold ward is helping carbon dating of elephant tusks and hippo teeth.

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