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21: Electric Fields
Electric Field - Table of Contents
This is a table of contents leading to different pages with
text and pictures to demonstrate and explain different aspects
of electric fields. View the graph of potential between two
charges. Qualitatively describe the value from negative infinity
to positive infinity. Lightning
Detection from Space Learn about how NASA is using new technology to detect lightning
and thunderstorms from space. Visit this site and find out what
"Global Electric Current" is.
Visit this site and manipulate the diagram to see the effect
of an electric field resulting from 2 to 6 point charges. Examine
the fields generated by plugging in different values in the
case of two charges.
This Java Applet places invisible charges on a blank screen.
Using your knowledge of electric fields, find the hidden charges
with the mouse pointer.
Graphics This computer graphics library contains a QuickTime video
illustrating the Millikin oil drop experiment. What is the purpose
of the atomizer in this experiment?
Hawking Visit Stephen Hawking's personal home page to learn about
his history and listen to a discussion about his disability.
How does he use computers to help him in his daily life?