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Science SPORE Prize
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Relativistic and Newtonian Oscillator Comparison JS Model
written by Kostas Papamichalis
The Relativistic Plane-Oscillator JS Model compares the motion of a Newtonian and a relativistic  plane oscillator.  The comparison of the two motions shows that the path of the relativistic oscillator, although plane and localized, is not in general, a closed curve like the corresponding path in the Newtonian model.

A supplemental document describing the theory and related exercise is provided.
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1 source code document is available
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Oscillations & Waves
- Oscillations
= Springs and Oscillators
Relativity
- Mathematics
- Spacetime Fundamentals
= World Lines
- Special Relativity
= Relativistic Kinematics
= Time Dilation
- Instructional Material
= Interactive Simulation
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