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View Resource Combustion, Environment, and Heating Technology: the Role of High Performance Simulation

Ohio Supercomputer Center, Program for Computational Reactive Mechanics (PCRM), sponsored a meeting: Combustion, Environment, and Heating Technology -- the Role of High Performance Simulation. The meeting was held October 6-7, 1994, on the campus of The Ohio State University.
View Resource Fireworks!

The new companion Web site to the PBS special Fireworks! (which premiered January 29, 2002) contains excellent information for anyone wanting to learn more about the science behind the controlled chaos of pyrotechnics. The interactive site features a section called Name That Shell, where you can view movies of fireworks and compare them to different varieties shown in photographs. Using a Flash...
View Resource NOVA Online: Search for a Safe Cigarette

The NOVA documentary "Search for a Safe Cigarette" recounts the tobacco industry's decades-long attempt to engineer a safer cigarette. This companion Web site offers a number of interesting and informative features, as well as a lesson plan for grades 5-8 and 9-12. The interactive feature titled Anatomy of a Cigarette offers a fascinating tour of the conventional cigarette and two "safer"...