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5601.5873
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G. Popkin; Publisher: American Physical Society
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This PhysicsCentral article describes the physics behind violins. The article discusses the mechanics of violin construction and how violinists produce sound. It includes labeled…
  
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4948.909
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Publisher: Physics Central
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This feature from Physics Central presents tiny machines, including Micro-Electrical-Mechanical Systems (MEMS)--sets of gears, wheels, and ratchets all cut from the same silicon…
  
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4889.732
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Physics Central; Publisher: American Physical Society
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Granular materials have properties of both solids and liquids. They include many materials crucial to our economy and to daily life, such as food, building materials, and chemicals.…
  
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4888.025
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Physics Central; Publisher: American Physical Society
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See examples of ferrofluids, which are man- made liquid magnets. Find out how these liquid magnets are made, what possible future applications might turn up, and how ferrofluid…
  
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4884.561
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Physics Central; Publisher: American Physical Society
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Find out about WMAP, a satellite that senses the microwave background radiation left over from the Big Bang. WMAP's precision lets physicists observe small irregularities in this…
  
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4871.8502
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Physics Central; Publisher: American Physical Society
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Find out how some materials, called superconductors, lose all electrical resistance at low temperatures. Learn how superconductivity makes possible new technologies like MRIs and…
  
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4850.19
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Physics Central; Publisher: American Physical Society
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This article outlines the physics behind the Magnetic Resonance Imaging process used to view molecular structures such as the human brain. It contains pictures, links and research on…
  
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4848.364
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Physics Central; Publisher: American Physical Society
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This article describes how physicists are trying to settle a debate about the size of an organism and its consumption of energy. It contains charts, diagrams, and more links on the…
  
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4845.1797
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Physics Central; Publisher: American Physical Society
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Find out how astronomers identify planets orbiting stars other than the sun. Learn how the planet affects the star's motion and how, in some cases, the planet casts a shadow that…
  
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4843.1854
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This article provides background information on neutrinos and information about an experiment scientists have used to detect how neutrinos change from one type to another. It…
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