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Colliding Galaxies  [ Computer Program ]
  
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W. Christian and K. Lim
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The Colliding Galaxies Model is an implementation of Alar and Juri Toomres’ 1972 super computer model showing the formation of galactic bridges and tails under the assumption that…
Ejs Orbiting Mass on a Cone 3D Model  [ Computer Program ]
  
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J. Aguirregabiria
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The Ejs Orbiting Mass on a Cone 3D model displays the frictionless dynamics of a mass constrained to orbit on the inside of a cone. The simulation displays the motion of the masses…
Free Fall 3D Model  [ Computer Program ]
  
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W. Christian
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The Ejs Free Fall 3D model displays the three-dimensional dynamics of a ball dropped near the surface of Earth onto a platform. The initial conditions for the ball are zero initial…
Ejs Free Fall Polar Model  [ Computer Program ]
  
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W. Christian
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The Ejs Free Fall Polar model displays the dynamics in polar coordinates of a ball launched near the surface of Earth onto a platform. The initial conditions for the ball are a…
Ejs Free Fall Model  [ Computer Program ]
  
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W. Christian
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The Ejs Free Fall model displays the dynamics of a ball dropped near the surface of Earth onto a platform. The initial conditions for the ball are zero initial velocities in the x…
Sun-Planet Potential JS Model  [ Computer Program ]
  
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W. Christian
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The Sun-Planet Potential JavaScript Model plots the gravitational potential U(r) from the surface of Sun to two astronomical units (AUs). The planet is located at 1 AU and the…
Sun-Planet Potential Model  [ Computer Program ]
  
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W. Christian
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The Sun-Planet Potential Java model plots the gravitational potential U(r) starting at the surface of Sun to two astronomical units (AUs). The planet is located at 1 AU and potential…
Baton Orbit Model  [ Computer Program ]
  
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J. Barrick
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Baton Orbit Model shows the trajectory of a baton-like object orbiting under the influence of a 1/r^2 force. This model was motivated by the tumbling motion of one of Saturn’s moons,…
Orbits Within Spherical Galaxies Model  [ Computer Program ]
  
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W. Christian
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The Orbits Within Spherical Galaxies model displays the two-dimensional trajectories of particles (stars) within a galaxy having a spherically symmetric mass distribution that…

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