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Big Ear Home Page
The home page of the Big Ear in Delaware, Ohio (based out of
the Ohio State University). Visit this site and explain how
it is used by SETI (Search for Extra Terrestrial Intelligence).
History of Mass Spectrometry How does mass spectrometry work. What are some isotopes
that you encounter every day?
With this Shockwave animation, you can place electrons and protons
in the path of a beam of protons to see how the beam is affected.
Try to predict the path before you fire. Then explain how these
electrostatic forces work like gravity.
Star, the Sun
Our sun is a source of great radiation. Visit this site to learn
more about radiation in space, including the Van Allen belts.
How can this radiation affect people on Earth? During a solar
flare, what type of radiation is particularly harmful to any
astronaut in the midst of a space walk?
Codes How do bar codes work? Visit these sites for questions and
answers about them. Use this information to decipher a bar code
on a product you get from the store.
This is the home page of the Uniform Code Council, which makes
the rules for UPC symbols on supermarket products. Why is this