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How Electromagnets Work

Explains the differences between permanent magnets and electromagnets. Shows you how to make your own small electromagnet... see more
Material Type: Reference Material
Author: Marshall Brain
Date Added: Sep 05, 2002 Date Modified: Apr 30, 2013
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avg: 4 rating

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How Light Works

What light is, and ways of thinking about it (particles and waves). Discussion of the electromagnetic spectrum, white light... see more
Material Type: Reference Material
Author: Craig Freudenrich, Ph.D.
Date Added: Sep 14, 2002 Date Modified: May 19, 2003
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Very good quality; in queue to be peer reviewed
avg: 5 rating

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How Nuclear Radiation Works

A primer on nuclear radiation/radioactive decay. Covers atoms, subatomic particles, isotopes, and radioactive decay (alpha... see more
Material Type: Reference Material
Author: Marshall Brain
Date Added: Sep 14, 2002 Date Modified: Aug 30, 2013
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avg: 4 rating

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How X-Rays Work

What x-rays are. How an x-ray machine works, and uses of x-rays/x-ray machines. Includes pictures and diagrams. A basic... see more
Material Type: Reference Material
Author: Tom Harris
Date Added: Sep 05, 2002 Date Modified: Mar 21, 2006
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avg: 5 rating

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NIST Electron Beam Ion Trap (EBIT) Facility

This is the home page of the NIST Electron Beam Ion Trap Project. By browsing these pages you can learn about the basic... see more
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Author: NIST Atomic Physics Division - Plasma Radiation Group
Date Added: Sep 25, 2002 Date Modified: May 03, 2004
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avg: 3 rating

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How Atom Smashers Work

Discussion of how a particle accelerator works, different types of particle accelerators, basic parts of particle... see more
Material Type: Reference Material
Author: Craig C. Freudenrich, Ph.D.
Date Added: Sep 05, 2002 Date Modified: Sep 14, 2002
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How Atoms Work

This site explains the concept of the atom, and the history of its discovery from ancient times to the 20th century. The... see more
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Author: Craig C. Freudenrich, Ph. D.
Date Added: Sep 14, 2002 Date Modified: Sep 14, 2002
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Very good quality; in queue to be peer reviewed
avg: 5 rating

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How Black Lights Work

Explanation of how fluorescent and incandescent black lights work, and practical applications of black lights. Includes... see more
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Author: Tom Harris
Date Added: Sep 15, 2002 Date Modified: Sep 15, 2002
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Good quality material; may be reviewed
avg: 4 rating

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How Capacitors Work

How capacitors are made, how they work, how they are used in circuits, the concept of the farad, applications of capacitors. ... see more
Material Type: Reference Material
Author: Marshall Brain
Date Added: Sep 14, 2002 Date Modified: Sep 14, 2002
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avg: 3 rating

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How Compasses Work

How a magnetic compass works. Includes discussion of magnetism, the earth?s magnetic field, how to make a compass, and... see more
Material Type: Reference Material
Author: Marshall Brain
Date Added: Sep 05, 2002 Date Modified: Sep 14, 2002
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