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Publisher: Areospaceweb
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The article presents and explains the diamond-shaped pattern that appears in the rocket engine and jet engine exhausts. Several photographs illustrate this phenomenon, and images…
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This site from PBS shows how to build a simple air cannon with household items. It also contains a poll so that visitors can report their results and compare them with those of other…
  
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Publisher: Wikipedia
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This Wikipedia page provides the scientific definition of splash, and mentions that objects falling in the sand can produce a splash and that meteorites are said to splash. The page…
  
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Publisher: University of Chicago Chronicle
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This article reports on a University of Chicago investigation that shows how the splash of a drop depends on the pressure and chemical nature of the gas that the drop falls through.…
  
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Publisher: Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Organization
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The activity on this site from Australia's national science agency CSIRO enables visitors to connect two plastic bottles so water will flow from one to the other and produce a…
  
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D. Anderson and S. Eberhardt; Publisher: Aeronautics Learning Laboratory for Science, Technology, and Research
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This article by a physicist and an aeronautical engineer explains the physics of how aircraft wings produce lift. It shows how several popular explanations are clearly wrong, and…
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Visit this site to learn about shock waves and how they depend on the speed of a moving object. You'll find out how a "blunt body" minimizes heating on reentry and see images of…
  
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At this site from the Exploratorium, users can discover how to levitate a table tennis ball with the stream of air from a vacuum cleaner. Also users will find an explanation of what…
  
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This activity from the Exploratorium provides a classic science demonstration of the buoyancy of a Cartesian diver, named after scientist RenĂ© Descartes. A diver made from a…
  
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Try this activity from the Exploratorium-- you'll make the startling observation that soap bubbles can float! Dry ice is required, so gloves and adult supervision are a must. The…
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