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3.6: References / Further Reading

Difficulty Level: At Grade Created by: CK-12
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  1. Overview of discoveries related to atoms and nuclei, http://www.phy6.org/stargaze/Ls7adisc.htm.
  2. Ions in water solutions, http://www.phy6.org/Education/whposion.html.
  3. Electrons "boiled off" a hot wire in vacuum, http://www.phy6.org/Education/welect.html.
  4. About electromagnetic radiation, http://www.phy6.org/stargaze/Sun5wave.htm.
  5. Quantum phenomena, http://www.phy6.org/stargaze/Q1.htm and the 7 sections, Q2…Q7, that follow it.
  6. "Spectral lines" of various elements, emitted when they descend from a high-energy level to a lower one, http://www.phy6.org/stargaze/Sun4spec.htm.
  7. Why planets have negative energy, http://www.phy6.org/stargaze/Skepl2nd.htm.
  8. Supernovas, http://www.phy6.org/stargaze/Sun7enrg.htm - (near the end).
  9. Units of particle energies, http://www.phy6.org/Education/wenpart1.html.
    1. Section on nuclear fission in "Hyperphysics" by Rod Nava, http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/nucene/u235chn.html.
    2. Also, on the curve of binding energy, http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/nucene/nucbin.html.
  10. The photon, http://www.phy6.org/stargaze/Sun5wave.htm (at the end)
  11. "Nuclear Power," http://www.phy6.org/stargaze/Snuclear.htm. Related site on nuclear weapons, http://www.phy6.org/stargaze/Snucweap.htm. Also on the Sun's energy, http://www.phy6.org/stargaze/Sun7enrg.htm.
  12. Nuclear power in space, http://www.eoearth.org/article/Nuclear_reactors_for_space.
  13. The natural reactor at Oklo, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oklo_phenomenon.
  14. Rhodes, Richard. The Making of the Atomic Bomb. Simon and Schuster: 1988. 886 pp. Nuclear Renewal, is a short book about nuclear energy by the same author, reviewed at http://www.phy6.org/outreach/books/NuclEnrg.htm.
  15. Allen, Leslie. If Nuclear Power has a More Promising Future "Washington Post Magazine" Sunday supplement, 2 August 2009 http://www.phy6.org/stargaze/Sthorium.htm.

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