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Publisher: Exploratorium
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This site contains a set of optical illusions designed to show the biases and perception tricks users' minds play on them while looking at different pictures.
  
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W. Christian and M. Belloni
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The Physlet Physics Section 7: Optics provides a technology-enhanced introduction to topics in optics from an introductory physics course. Interactive javascript simulations are used…
  
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F. Hwang
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Try this Java simulation of the physics behind rainbows. You can investigate the reflection and refraction effects of light inside a water droplet and also find out how light from…
  
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L. Cowley; Publisher: L. Cowley
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This website contains pictures and explanations of many atmospheric optical phenomena. Topics include rainbows, ice halos, crepuscular rays, and more. Each topic includes pictures,…
  
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H. Edens
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This collection contains photographs of many different atmospheric optical phenomena, accompanied by a brief explanation of how they occur. Prints of the pictures can be purchased…
  
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N. Felter; Publisher: Exploratorium
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This site from the Exploratorium provides information on artificial satellites that observe electromagnetic radiation. The site describes discoveries made by four different…
  
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W. Fendt
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This applet demonstrates the working of a two-lens refracting astronomical telescope. The focal length of the two lenses can be changed by the user. The image of the six brightest…
  
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L. Cowley
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Visit the Atmospheric Optics site, by Les Cowley, for striking photographs of the natural rays and shadows that occur as small particles scatter light in the atmosphere. A variety of…
  
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Publisher: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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This webpage from NASA's Earth Observatory site provides a photograph of the moon viewed from the top of the atmosphere and presents the physics behind the appearance of the…
  
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Visit this NASA site for an introduction to x-rays and their uses in medicine and astronomy. You'll find descriptions of the first x-ray observations, how they are used to visualize…
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