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Acoustic Illusion

Anechoic chamber designed with boxes and straws

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Why Nuclear Bombs Create Mushroom Clouds

Heating and convection cause the signature shape of nuclear blasts.

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Lightning, an example of a natural capacitor

A fast moving animation showing charge separation and lightning between storm clouds and the ground

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Thermodynamics / pressure chamber.

Allows you to perform gas law experiments including density / molecular weight variations. A very good site for demonstrating variables in the gas laws.

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Scattering of light in the atmosphere

Find out how light scattering makes the sky blue and clouds white.

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Luis Alvarez: Master Inventor

Luis Alvarez built the first bubble chamber to track particles which eventually won him a Nobel prize.

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Cloud In A Bottle - Physics to go

An experiment from our Physics To Go series about condensation. All you need is a plastic bottle with cap, water and a match.

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Cloud in a Glass - Marvin and Milo

A Marvin and Milo activity about condensation. All you need is a pint glass, small bowl, hot water, ice and aerosol spray (eg deodorant).

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Lightning

Models for the charge buildup which leads to lightning discharges suggest a buildup of a strong negative charge layer near the bottom of the cloud and the formation of a positive ground shadow

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Nobel Prize 1960 - Presentation Speech

In 1960 the Nobel Prize was awarded to Donald Glaser for designing the Bubble Chamber as a detector for use in nuclear physics. This is the presentation speech which gives an overview of the ...

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