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See this site for the story of snowflakes and how their crystals develop such intricate patterns, with many shown in illustrations. You can also get useful tips on snowflake-watching…
  
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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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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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This American Physical Society "Images from Physics" webpage hosts an image of chiral surface patterns produced on surfaces of non-chiral molecules. The page includes a link to the…
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This webpage from SnowCrystals.com provides instructions for growing ice spikes in ordinary freezer. The page explains the physics of growing these spikes and concludes useful…
  
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If you'd like to learn more about electricity, visit this virtual laboratory from the University of Virginia and see the 3D animations and interactive models. Topics covered range…
  
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Publisher: National Science Foundation
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This National Science Foundation news release presents a newly introduced technique, involving simple materials and instruments, for studying the mechanical properties of nanometer…
  
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This website, from Caltech, contains the basic facts about snowflakes and snow crystals, along with many images. The structure of ice, the basic form of a snowflake, the dependence…
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