Resources for Physics 204


How lobsters make sounds

Beats: the superposition of waves of slightly different frequency.

Audible beats

Standing waves: the superposition of two waves travelling in opposite directions.

Doppler effect: moving source.

Thomas Young's double slit experiment

Lemon battery

  • A pretty amazing outline of ALL OF PHYSICS, which you can easily search for detailed information on any topic.
  • Table of nuclides
  • Another table of nuclides
  • Schaum Outline: Physics for Engineering and Science

    Fraunhofer lines

    Atomic masses

    Action potentials turned into pulses of sound

    Maxwell in the Economist.

    Wikipedia on polarization

    Images for birefringence

    Cosmic microwave background radiation


    An electrostatics puzzle