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This series of eight linked web pages provide a non-mathematical introduction to atomic theory from a historical perspective. The foundations of quantum physics are traced from the discovery of atoms up to quantum tunneling. Other topics include atomic spectra and blackbody radiation. This is part of "From Stargazers to Starships", an extensive web site covering introductory topics in physics and astronomy. Spanish and French translations are available.

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    • Grade 1
    • Grade 6
    • Grade 8
    • Grade 9

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    Informal Education,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Higher Education,NSDL,Quantum Physics,Modern Physics,General Physics,bohr model,Undergraduate (Lower Division),Atomic Physics,Physics,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20061003070036194T,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,High School,atom,quantum,sommerfeld model,History/Policy/Law,Chemistry,wave mechanics,History

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