Light and Optics Light I : Particle or Wave?
by Nathaniel Stites, M.A./M.S.
Visionlearning Glossary An alphabetical glossary of relevant scientific terms.
A Contemporary Explanation for the Source of Light Light might be the result of a breaking of a fundamental symmetry relationship in special relativity.
How Light Works C. Freudenrich, Howstuffworks - A good summary of the light/particle nature of light.
Interference and Diffraction Patterns C. Colwell, PhysicsLab Online - A concise mathemetical description of intereference and diffraction as relevant to Young's experiment.
Thomas Young Thomas Young
Experiments and Calculations Relative to Physical Optics Thomas Young, Philosophical Transactions - Original 1803 text of Young's presentation as published in the journal of the Royal Society.
Frozen Light Scientists manipulate the speed of light for computing applications.
Young's Experiment in Top Ten Most Beautiful New York Times
Current Science News Live news feeds from around the world of science.
Google Scholar Google - Research database allows searching of the scholarly literature.
Pulse Addition Applet Experiment with constructive and destructive interference with this wave pulse addition tool.
Young's Experiment A simple guide to reproducing Thomas Young's famous experiment with light.