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Control your own plasma experiment

Remote Glow Discharge Experiment

Get hands on with this experiment you can change over the internet.

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How big is the universe?

How Big Is The Universe?

Delightful animation about the size of the universe.

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Multiwavelength universe

Multiwavelength Universe: Online Activity

Test your knowledge of what the universe looks like at different wavelengths.

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  • Fe[26]

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    Fe[26]

    Fuse your way to iron. Be careful, there's one element you should avoid!

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    Hits: 4978 Rated: 3/5 by physics.org users

  • CMBR

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    CMBR

    Based on the addictive 2048 game, join the objects and get to the edge of the observable universe!

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    Hits: 3436 Rated: 3/5 by physics.org users

  • Particle Clicker

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    Particle Clicker

    Particle Clicker is a game about running your own particle physics laboratory. Hire PhD student, post-docs and even Nobel winners!

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    Hits: 4698 Rated: 3/5 by physics.org users

  • Super planet crash

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    Super planet crash

    Drop planets around a star and see how long they last. Score points by placing the planets in the habitable zone. Can you make your solar system last 500 years?

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    Hits: 6344 Rated: 5/5 by physics.org users


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  • The Mpemba Effect

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    The Mpemba Effect

    The Mpemba Effect is a bizarre phenomenon where hot water freezes faster than cold water. This site gives a basic introduction to the ideas involved.

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    Hits: 21381 Rated: 5/5 by physics.org users

  • How do airplanes fly?

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    How do airplanes fly?

    This colourful NASA slideshow explains the forces acting on a plane in a clear way with diagrams.

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    Hits: 3795 Rated: 5/5 by physics.org users

  • BOINC

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    BOINC

    Download BOINC to become a citizen scientist and use the idle time on your computer (Windows, Mac, or Linux) to cure diseases, study global warming, discover pulsars, and do many other types of scientific research.

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    Hits: 4729 Rated: 5/5 by physics.org users

  • hyperphysics

    Lorentz Force Law

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    Lorentz Force Law

    Both the electric field and magnetic field can be defined from the Lorentz force law. The electric force is straightforward, being in the direction of the electric field if the charge q is positive, but the direction of the magnetic part of the force is g

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