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Science’s 10 most beautiful experiments

That’s neat. A group of physicits, coordenated by Robert P. Crease, a member of the philosophy department at the State University of New York at Stony Brook and the historian at Brookhaven National Laboratory, was invited to chose the the … Continue reading

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SparkMuseum displays the collection of vintage radio and scientific apparatus of John Jenkins. Early wireless, radio, scientific and other electrical items up to about 1920 (including books and other publications). His collection of 1910’s and 1920’s horn Loudspeakers is beautiful. … Continue reading

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Amusement Park Physics

Amusement Park Physics: What are the forces behind the fun? The site explains how do a roller coaster, carousel, bumper car, free fall and, pendulum work, with physics glossary. Interesting, but I want some images.

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Some articles

Some things to read: – Secrets of the A-List Bloggers: Lots of short entries (via del.icio.us/joi_ito) – New Scientist: 11 steps to a better brain – Wired: Time’s Up, Einstein

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Kinematic Models for Design

Kinematic Models for Design is a collection of mechanical models and related resources for teaching the principles of kinematics–the geometry of pure motion. The core of KMODDL is the Reuleaux Collection of Mechanisms and Machines, an important collection of 19th-century … Continue reading

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