Further ExplorationHow Light Works
C. Freudenrich, Howstuffworks - A good summary of the light/particle nature of light.A Contemporary Explanation for the Source of Light
Light might be the result of a breaking of a fundamental symmetry relationship in special relativity.Interference and Diffraction Patterns
C. Colwell, PhysicsLab Online - A concise mathemetical description of intereference and diffraction as relevant to Young's experiment.
ClassicsExperiments 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.
News & EventsYoung's Experiment in Top Ten Most Beautiful
New York TimesFrozen Light
Scientists manipulate the speed of light for computing applications.Current Science News
News from around the world of science.
Google - Research database allows searching of the scholarly literature.
Experiment!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.