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Footloose 
  
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Publisher: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History
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This Smithsonian article is about astronaut Bruce McCandless' untethered spacewalk in 1984. Both McCandless and pilot photographer Robert Gibson were interviewed for the piece, which…
  
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C. Nave
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This HyperPhysics page contains basic information on global positioning satellites and how they work together to pinpoint the location of a GPS receiver on Earth. The page includes…
  
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Publisher: Institute of Physics
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This article explains how the Global Positioning System works, including how a GPS receiver determines locations on Earth using satellite information, and how general and special…
Geocaching 
  
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Publisher: Groundspeak
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Geocaching is a free site for a real-world treasure hunting game using GPS devices. Users can make an account and search for "geocaches" in their area. The site answers FAQs and…
  
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Publisher: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History
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This article in the Smithsonian's Air & Space magazine describes how winglets, short, nearly vertical extensions of the wingtip, improve aircraft performance. The article explains…
  
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Publisher: Wikipedia
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This Wikipedia page provides a brief description of various techniques in high-speed photography, including use of strobe lights, specialized film and video cameras, and electronic…
  
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C. Nave
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This Hyperphysics page provides information about 12 different laser applications, including those in the everyday world, in industry, and in research. Some topics are treated in a…
  
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Publisher: California Institute of Technology
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This Caltech press release covers the development of solar cells that can absorb light and convert its energy efficiently thanks to a silicon wire design. The new cells, in addition…
  
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Publisher: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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This MIT press release covers the research on storing solar energy when the sun goes down, making solar power a more practical energy solution. The article includes several helpful…
  
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Publisher: U.S. Department of Energy
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This site describes the U.S. Department of Energy's initiatives in energy efficiency and renewable energy. It includes energy basics, information for kids, multimedia, and more.
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