General Relativity (GR) Package Documents

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General Relativity (GR) Package 

written by Wolfgang Christian, Mario Belloni, and Anne Cox

The General Relativity (GR) Package is a self-contained file for the teaching of general relativity.  The file contains ready-to-run OSP programs and a set of curricular materials.  You can choose from a variety of simulations ranging from comparisons between Newtonian mechanics and general relativity to orbits around and into black holes.

This application is an Open Source Physics curricular package.  It is distributed as a ready-to-run (compiled) Java archive.  Double clicking the osp_gr.jar file will run the application if Java is installed.  Other resources are also available and can be found by searching ComPADRE for Open Source Physics or OSP.

Last Modified October 21, 2010

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Supplemental Documents (2)

OSP GR Worksheet Compilation 

This worksheet compilation is a single self-contained pdf document that describes the OSP GR Package, contains a set of tutorial exercises, and all of the individual worksheets for use with the osp_gr.jar file.

Published January 23, 2010
Last Modified January 23, 2010

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OSP GR Worksheet Collection 

This collection of worksheets is a zip file containing all (7) of the individual pdf worksheets for use with the OSP GR Package.

Published January 23, 2010
Last Modified January 23, 2010