This 2006 student project by Scott Huang of Stony Brook University describes an investigation of how a drop of water acts as a lens. The curvature of a drop of water is varied, and its focal length is measured. ...
This Science News article, from Cornell University, provides information about extraordinarily small vibrating devices, including a nanoguitar that is "carved out of crystalline silicon and no larger than a single...
This web page demonstrates Kepler's Laws through a Flash simulation. The user places an object at some distance from the sun and gives it an initial velocity to orbit the sun. Once the simulation begins, it shows the...
This webpage serves as a summary of the research conducted at Penn State University. The website mentions the researchers who recently published a paper on the fluid dynamics of "viscoelastic" materials. A picture of...
This NASA website contains information about hurricanes and describes how they form, intensify, and then weaken. The site explains the physics of hurricane formation and also the chain reaction that intensifies...
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