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Cracking Kepler's spherepacking problem 
(PreKK  Continuing Education) Reference  Article/Document (12  College Senior) 
Computer Science  
The familiar piles of neatly stacked oranges at a supermarket represent a practical solution to the problem of packing spheres as tightly as possible. Now, a mathematician has proved that no other arrangement of identical spheres
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Computational Geometry in C 
(PreKK  Continuing Education) (PreKK  Continuing Education) Reference  Textbook (College Freshman  College Senior) 
Computer Science  
Book Description:
"This is the newly revised and expanded edition of the popular introduction to the design and implementation of geometry algorithms arising in areas such as computer graphics, robotics, and engineering design. T
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BiConvex Lenses 
Teaching  Tutorial (PreKK  Continuing Education) 

This tutorial explores magnification by a simple biconvex lens. It shows an object an its projected image through a biconvex lens. It also explains how the distance of the image is calculated using the lens equation.
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The Variable Lens 
Teaching  Simulation (PreKK  Continuing Education) 

This tutorial explores the effect of lens shape on the interaction of a lens with light. Each side of the "window" is adjustable to produce a concave or convex surface. This applet also considers refraction, convergence, and dive
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Refractive Index Effects on Convex Lenses 
Teaching  Simulation (PreKK  Continuing Education) 

This tutorial examines how variations in the refractive index of both lens materials and imaging media affect the focal point of a biconvex lens. The user can also vary the lens index and the medium index.
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Lens Shape: Effect on Lens Action Flash Tutorial 
Teaching  Simulation (PreKK  Continuing Education) 

This tutorial explores the effect of lens shape on the interaction of a lens with light. Each side of the "window" is adjustable to produce a concave or convex surface. This demonstration also considers refraction, convergence, a
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Thin Lens (Physics) 
Teaching  Simulation (PreKK  Continuing Education) 

This site demonstrates the optics of converging/diverging lenses and concave/convex mirrors. The user is allowed to move the object around, move the lens/mirror around, change the object's height, change the type of lens/mirror,
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Plano Convex Lenses (Object Facing Flat Surface) 
Teaching  Tutorial (PreKK  Continuing Education) 

This tutorial explores magnification by a simple planoconvex lens when the object faces the flat surface of the lens. The user can vary the position of the object. A brief explanation showing how the image distance is calculate
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Convex Hull Algorithms 
(PreKK  Continuing Education) Teaching  Simulation (College Freshman  Professional Development) 
Computer Science  
An applet that demonstrates some algorithms for computing the convex hull of points in three dimensions. See the points from different viewpoints; see how the Incremental algorithm constructs the hull, face by face; while it's pla
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Plano Convex Lenses (Object Facing Curved Surface) 
Teaching  Tutorial (PreKK  Continuing Education) 

This tutorial explores magnification by a simple planoconvex lens where the object faces the curved surface of the lens. A brief explanation is included using the lens equation.
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