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Hyperphysics - The Nucleus

Relative scale models of an atom, descriptions of size and density of the nucleus and the strong force, with good links to other sites

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Victor F. Weisskopf

Victor F. Weisskopf (1908 - ) is widely know for his theoretical work in quantum electrodynamics, the structure of the atomic nucleus, and elementary particle physics.

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Why don't electrons just fall into the nucleus of an atom?

The weird world of quantum mechanics explains the reason why the electron which is negatively charged doesn't fall into the positive nucleus.

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Atomic Clock

Very accurate clocks can be constructed by locking an electronic oscillator to the frequency of an atomic transition.

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Atomic spectra

Basic page on the theory of how light is made when electrons in specific atomic energy levels move to give photons.

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Atomic Archive

Very comprehensive and fascinating site covering the history and science of the atomic bomb with biographies, videos and animations of nuclear physics.

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Information on the electromagnetic radiation from the nucleus as a part of a radioactive process.

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Atomic Bomb

Brief description of an atomic bomb from Eric Weisstein's World of Physics.

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Atomic Number

In the modern periodic table, the elements are actually arranged in order of increasing atomic number--that's the number of protons in one atom of a particular element.

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The story of atomic clocks

A long read about the history of the atomic clocks

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