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The Particle Adventure     View
This site "introduces the theory of fundamental particles and forces, called the Standard Model." Related links; charts and diagrams of the standard model; and a basic introduction to particle physics are also included. Also available in Spanish, Fre ...

Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC) Virtual Visitor Center     View
This site, written for the layperson, presents information about subatomic particle accelerators including diagrams of their different components, their history, applications, the method of detecting the particles, theories, cosmic rays, and experime ...

The Heart of the Matter: Inside CERN, the World's Largest Particle Accelerator     View
"CERN (The European Center for Nuclear Research) is the world's largest particle physics research center." This site explores "the history, people, and landscape of this research facility and the scientific and cultural ideas that emer ...

The Large Hadron Collider     View
Background for the public about the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), "a gigantic scientific instrument near Geneva, where it spans the border between Switzerland and France about 100 m underground. It is a particle accelerator used by physicists to ...

Large Hadron Collider: The Discovery Machine     View
This in-depth feature from January 2008 explores the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), which "will accelerate bunches of protons to the highest energies ever generated by a machine, colliding them head-on 30 million times a second, with each collisio ...

Physics Applets     View
A collection of Java applets to help teach concepts in the subjects of physics, chemistry, and environmental science. Included are the topics of astrophysics, energy and environment, thermodynamics, and mechanics.

The Physics Hypertextbook: A Work in Progress     View
An explanation of physics that includes sections for mechanics, matter, thermal, waves and optics, electricity and magnetism, and modern physics. Includes supplemental material and related links on time, measurement, graphing, and vectors. Created an ...

Schroedinger's Cat     View
A brief description of "one of the most celebrated paradoxes in quantum theory" as proposed by Erwin Schroedinger in 1935. In this paradox "a cat is placed in a box, together with a radioactive atom. ... The paradox lies in the clever ...     View
Information for children and adults about physics. The site features a database of refereed physics websites that are searchable by "natural language query software (EasyAsk)" and that are ranked by age and level of physics knowledge. The s ...

Physics 2000     View
An informative and fun introduction to various aspects of physics using java applets which allow learning through interaction. Some of the applets will be quite slow to load with a slower modem. From the Chemistry and Physics Department at the Univer ...



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