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1/5/11 Gil's LotD: Super Large Hadron Collider

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Super_Large_Hadron_Collider There are plans for an even bigger particle accelerator after the LHC is done.

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11/8/10 Gil's LotD: Electric discharge

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lichtenberg_figure The tree-like shapes that electric discharges create. This is the kind of thing you see on lightning victims.

11/7/10 Gil's LotD: Glass physics

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6V2eCFsDkK0 This is a demonstration of the physics of rapidly cooled glass.

10/26/10 Gil's LotD

http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg19726404.600-lazy-option-is-best-when-waiting-for-the-bus.html Instead of walking along the bus route while waiting this paper found that the best choice is to wait.

10/12/10 Gil's LotD

http://www.metacafe.com/watch/914475/still_smoking_watch_this/ This is the amount of tar that can be extracted from two boxes of cigarettes.

10/7/10 Gil's LotD!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=62jhQNyPm3s Velcro under the microscope.

8/24/10 Gil's LotD

6/28/10 Gil's LotD

http://cmsweb.cern.ch/phedex/prod/Activity::RatePlots?view=global Graphs of the data being transferred around the world from the experiments at the Large Hadron Collider.

6/23/10 Gil's LotD

6/20/10 Gil's LotD

http://www.robotwisdom.com/science/logarithmic.html A timeline of human history set on a logarithmic scale.

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6/6/10 Gil's LotD

5/27/10 Gil's LotD

http://archive.stsci.edu/hst/getting_started.html How to get access to the data from the Hubble Space Telescope.

4/10/07 Gil's LotD

4/10/07 Gil's LotD
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uLQRv0RjBBM Kermit the Frog's cover of "Hurt."
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Fredmeyer_edit_1.jpg Photo of a supermarket.
http://physics.nist.gov/cuu/Constants/index.html A very comprehensive reference page for constants.

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