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Solar Photon Random Walk  [ Computer Program ]
  
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The Solar Photon Random Walk Model simulates the path of photons in radiative transport as they escape from the Sun. Photons do not travel in a straight line, but rather collide with…
  
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This site provides information about the appearance and physics of the polar aurora. The article discusses the relation of the aurora to the Earth's magnetic field, the electric…
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This material uses the Sun as an example of diverse parts of physics. Topics include weather and climate, magnetism and the interplanetary field, color, spectra and the…
  
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These web pages trace the processes involved in the sun's impact on weather. This is an exploration of the importance of radiation and reflection of light, both visible and…
  
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This site provides a non-mathematical overview of research on the magnetic fields and space environment around Earth. It includes articles on particles, electromagnetic forces, the…
  
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This web page discusses why and how sundials tell time. It provides instructions for teachers and students on how to create a paper sundial, tells how to design sundials for…
  
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This web page describes magnetic substorms and storms, their properties, and their relations to charged particle flow and auroras. It includes descriptions of the magnetic field…
  
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This guide describes a novel project structure for sky observations commonly assigned in introductory level astronomy students at either the high school or undergraduate level. The…
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This is a set of four web pages giving a brief and elementary overview of sunspots, flares and coronal mass ejections. It includes some early history and the articles by Schwabe…
  
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This set of web pages provide an elementary introduction to the solar wind, starting with evidence from comet tails and continuing to Parker's theory of the Sun's corona and…
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