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A description of the relevant work of a number of scientists who are famous for work relating to gases or vacuums.
In its 100-year history, the electric vacuum cleaner has become an indispensable home appliance for most people, and it's obvious why. This site goes through the basic science behind the humble ...
Video telling the story of a man who was accidentally exposed to a vacuum.
Page explaining what a pressure vacuum is.
The conduction of electricity in thin gases in vacuum tubes was the key to the discovery of the electron in 1897.Description of the discovery of Cathode rays.
An excellent description of how Thermoses (Vacuum Flasks) work using heat transfer principles. From HowStuffWorks.com. An extremely good, informative site.
A brief explanation why ion engines need a vacuum
Fun demonstration of air pressure with shaving foam and a vacuum pump.
Description of electromagnetic waves, which move energy through empty space (a vacuum), stored as part of an electric and magnetic field.
Ever thought about how a brick of vacuum packed coffee goes soft as soon as it's opened? Understanding the behaviour of granular materials could help physicists to better understand not only coffee ...
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