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Millikan Oil Drop Experiment JS  [ Computer Program ]
  
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S. Tuleja, W. Christian, M. Belloni, and A. Cox
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The Millikan Oil Drop Exploration is a virtual version of the Millikan's experiment. The experiment is based on balancing forces: the gravitational pull down on an oil drop and the…
  
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D. Stern
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An introduction to nuclear fission, its controlled release in power stations, problems of nuclear waste, and nuclear accidents. A linked web page discusses nuclear weapons, their…
  
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V. Noto; Publisher: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
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See this site for a good general overview of nuclear science. Through descriptions and illustrations, you can explore nuclear structure, radioactivity, nuclear reactions, cosmic…
  
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B. Hammack
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This site hosts a video that explains how a liquid crystal display (LCD) screen works. In the video, an engineer for the University of Illinois Urban-Champaign engineering…
  
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Publisher: American Physical Society
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This American Physical Society webpage hosts two images of bent-core liquid crystals, a particular kind of liquid crystal. The images show the effect of applying an electric field to…
  
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V. Williams
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This webpage (actually, a feed) from the chemistry department at Simon Fraser University displays artistic pictures of liquid crystals.
  
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Publisher: Public Broadcasting Service
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This brief article explains how quasicrystals were discovered in the lab in 1982. An illustration shows the pattern made by quasicrystal atoms. This article is one of a series in…
  
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R. Loss
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This web page gives an overview of the Oklo fossil fission reactors, including the history of the area where the reactor is located, the science behind the nuclear reactions, and…
  
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This BBC website explains the concept of adioactivity through simple imagery. The language used is easy to follow and the concept is at the a level intended for high school students.
  
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Publisher: American Physical Society
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This Physics Central webpage contains an article that provides basic information on ionizing radiation and its effects on human beings. The website uses simple terminologies, symbols…
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