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written by Michael R. Gallis
This web site contains a large collection of animations illustrating basic concepts in Physics and Astronomy. It covers topics in Astronomy, Mechanics, Vectors, Electricity and Magnetism, Optics, Waves, and Modern Physics at both introductory and an advanced undergraduate level. Users can browse by topic or search for relevant animations. Animations can be viewed in a number of different formats, either embedded in a web page or through the downloaded media file.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
- Astronomy Education
General Physics
- Collections
- Lower Undergraduate
- High School
- Upper Undergraduate
- Collection
- Audio/Visual
= Movie/Animation
Intended Users Formats Ratings
- Learners
- Professional/Practitioners
- video/quicktime
- video/realvideo
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This material is released under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 license.
Rights Holder:
Michael Gallis
Physics Animations, astronomy animations, physics animations, simulations
Record Creator:
Metadata instance created August 11, 2005 by Amin Parnian
Record Updated:
November 30, 2011 by Caroline Hall
Last Update
when Cataloged:
January 8, 2009
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M. Gallis, (2003), WWW Document, (
M. Gallis, PSU/SL Physics Animations Portal, (2003), <>.
APA Format
Gallis, M. (2009, January 8). PSU/SL Physics Animations Portal. Retrieved July 28, 2016, from
Chicago Format
Gallis, Michael. PSU/SL Physics Animations Portal. January 8, 2009. (accessed 28 July 2016).
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Gallis, Michael. PSU/SL Physics Animations Portal. 2003. 8 Jan. 2009. 28 July 2016 <>.
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