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Publisher: Exploratorium
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This Exploratorium site demonstrates how to create your own "bubble observatory" and investigate the science of soap bubbles. The page lists all the necessary tools and includes…
  
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Publisher: American Physical Society
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This site, from the American Physical Society's Physical Review Focus, presents an experiment to investigate how liquids mix in turbulent flows, using thickness variations in soap…
  
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C. Nave
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This Hyperphysics site from Georgia State University shows what happens when birefringent materials are viewed through crossed polarizers. The production of the colors is explained…
  
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Publisher: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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This site, hosted by MIT, explains the science behind the LIGO interferometer and its detection of gravitational waves. The site gives a description of gravitational waves and a…
  
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Publisher: LIGO Livingston Observatory
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This website contains an explanation of gravitational waves and how the LIGO observatories will detect them. The site describes the technologies required for these 21st century…
  
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This Exploratorium site provides an explanation of how soap films produce color bands. Wave interference is used to explain the colors observed without mathematics. Photos illustrate…
  
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Publisher: C. Jones
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See this image gallery, by C. C. Jones of Union College, for examples of physical optics and also x-ray diffraction. Several images of diffraction show how the pattern changes when…
  
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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: The Royal Society
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See this site for an introduction to terahertz waves and the remarkable images they can make. You'll find out how the reflection and absorption of these electromagnetic waves can…
  
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Publisher: Physics Education Technology Project
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This PhET simulation, from the University of Colorado, allows you to explore the properties of water, sound, and light waves. you can measure the wave speed with a stopwatch and…
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