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  • Gamma Ray Spectroscopy - An introductory review of germanium gamma ray detectors, and the spectroscopic methods used in the measurement of x-ray escape peaks, annihilation photons, peak summing, energy resolution, and total and photopeak efficiency.

    Gamma Ray Spectroscopy

    Gamma Ray Spectroscopy

    by Thomas Swan2

  • High rupturing capacity (HRC) fuses are totally enclosed fuses with definite known- high breaking capacity which have been developed after intensive research by manufacturers and supply engineers.

    High Rupturing Capacity (HRC) Fuses

    High Rupturing Capacity (HRC) Fuses

    by OSBERT JOEL C0

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  • A basic easy learning and revision guide to chaos theory. I’ve tried to make this article easy to follow by using my own learning techniques i.e. very simple and without repetition.

    Chaos Theory: A Starter Guide

    Chaos Theory: A Starter Guide

    by Brian OldWolf0

  • A simple explanation of Albert Einstein's theory of special relativity and its effects on our understanding of space and time.

    What Is Special Relativity?

    What Is Special Relativity?

    by Sam Brind0

  • More than half of PhD students leave physics after earning their degree. The reasons include a lack of financial reward or job security.

    Reasons for Leaving Physics

    Reasons for Leaving Physics

    by Thomas Swan27

  • You are walking down the road when, "eek!" you fall into a huge pool of quicksand. There is nobody near enough to hear your cries for help. How will you escape? Can you really drown in quicksand? How can your practice escaping from quicksand from the safety of your own home? This recipe for Cornstarch Quicksand is very similar to the real thing, it is easy to make, and it even lets you walk on water.

    Will Quicksand Kill You?  The Science Of Goo: Cornstarch, Quicksand, Oobleck, And Non-Newtonian Fluids

    Will Quicksand Kill You? The Science Of Goo: Cornstarch, Quicksand, Oobleck, And Non-Newtonian Fluids

    by Lena Welch1

  • This hub answer the questions: What is Physics? What are the branches of Physics? If you want to know about Physics, then read this hub.

    Physics: Definition and Branches

    Physics: Definition and Branches

    by Muhammad Rafiq113

  • Water has some properties that can make it a good refrigerant. It also possesses some undesirable properties that makes its application as a refrigerant very challenging and inefficient to implement.

    Should Water Be Used as a Refrigerant?

    Should Water Be Used as a Refrigerant?

    by CK Amoabeng2

  • What are Decibel levels and why are they so important? How can you measure them and when are they too "loud"?

    Decibel Levels

    Decibel Levels

    by Tony1

  • A summary of the historic experiment that was performed to determine the electrical charge of the electron.

    Millikan's Oil-Drop Experiment

    Millikan's Oil-Drop Experiment

    by Sam Brind0

  • A magnet is an object that has a magnetic field strong enough to influence other materials. The molecules in a magnet are aligned to all face one way, which gives the magnet its magnetic field. Sometimes the molecules can align permanently, making a...

    The Characteristics of Magnetic Fields

    The Characteristics of Magnetic Fields

    by Claire Miller9

  • Galileo, the great prototype for all scientists, made many discoveries in physics and astronomy. But whose work did he build off of?

    Physics Before Galileo

    Physics Before Galileo

    by Leonard Kelley0

  • The first calipers were seen in China and were used for not only measurements but as a directional compass for ships at sea. This hub provides a list of different calipers and how they are used.

    A Brief History and Usage of Vernier Calipers

    A Brief History and Usage of Vernier Calipers

    by Jamie Lee Hamann12

  • A detailed overview on the working of magnets whether you're looking for examination help, project guidance or knowledge to satisfy your curious mind.

    How Do Magnets Work?

    How Do Magnets Work?

    by Brandon Lobo24

  • A summary of the key topics in nuclear reactor physics and a look at the worst nuclear accidents (Chernobyl and Fukushima).

    Nuclear Reactor Physics

    Nuclear Reactor Physics

    by Sam Brind0

  • The physics of a waterfall are curious. The second law of thermodynamics says that things tend toward a more disordered state. Is the second law saying that destruction (erosion) wins over creation?

    How Does a Waterfall Work, Exactly?

    How Does a Waterfall Work, Exactly?

    by Laura Schneider9

  • An introduction to radioactivity, the types of nuclear radiation and the applications of radiation.

    What Is Nuclear Radiation?

    What Is Nuclear Radiation?

    by Sam Brind0

  • Often a headache, time paradoxes are hard to fully delve into. Lets try and take a look at a few of them and see what we can learn from them.

    What Are Some Famous Time Paradoxes?

    What Are Some Famous Time Paradoxes?

    by Leonard Kelley2

  • Involving many principles of science, this particular paradox follows a consequence of black hole mechanics and has far-reaching implications, no matter what the solution is.

    What Is the Black Hole Firewall Paradox?

    What Is the Black Hole Firewall Paradox?

    by Leonard Kelley1

  • Nanotechnology is not a complicated notion, but it sure can sound fancy. If you've heard about it but you'd like to learn a little more, here's a quick primer on nanotech.

    What Is Nanotechnology or "Nanotech"?

    What Is Nanotechnology or "Nanotech"?

    by Andrew Smith7

  • Speed can be measured in many different ways and the instruments used to measure speed vary with the job.

    Speed Measuring Instruments

    Speed Measuring Instruments

    by Joan Whetzel5

  • Already a complicated subject, black holes get even weirder when viewed through the lens of string theory. Read on for some odd possibilities for what black holes really are.

    What Are Black Holes in String Theory?

    What Are Black Holes in String Theory?

    by Leonard Kelley0

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