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Galactic Communication

A simulation/visualization and lesson plan illustrating the challenges of communicating with extra-terrestrial civilizations... see more
Material Type: Simulation
Author: Richard McCray
Date Added: Apr 21, 2011 Date Modified: Jul 08, 2011
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Planetfinder

A visualization, simulation, and on-line learning module showing how astronomers fit model Doppler velocity curves to data... see more
Material Type: Simulation
Author: Richard McCray
Date Added: Apr 09, 2011 Date Modified: May 03, 2011
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Binary Star Orbits

A visualization/simulation of orbits of binary stars.  User can control star masses, orbital parameters.
Material Type: Simulation
Author: Richard McCray
Date Added: Apr 24, 2011 Date Modified: Apr 24, 2011
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Doppler effect

A visualization/simulation of the Doppler effect in sound waves.  User can control speed of sound, motion of source and/or... see more
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Author: Richard McCray
Date Added: Apr 24, 2011 Date Modified: Apr 24, 2011
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Eclipsing Binaries

A vsualization/simulation of eclipsing binary stars and their light curves
Material Type: Simulation
Author: Richard McCray
Date Added: Apr 24, 2011 Date Modified: Apr 24, 2011
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Galactic Communication

A visualization/simulation of the "Drake equation" and more. Demonstrates how the probabilities of contacting and... see more
Material Type: Simulation
Author: Richard McCray
Date Added: Aug 16, 2004 Date Modified: Apr 22, 2011
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Planetary Transits

a visualization/simulation of how astronomers find extrasolar planets and measure their properties by observing transits and... see more
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Author: Richard McCray
Date Added: Apr 05, 2011 Date Modified: Apr 05, 2011
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Radiative Transfer

A visualization/simulation and lesson plan illustrating the transfer of radiation through an atmosphere.  Illustrates why the... see more
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Author: Richard McCray
Date Added: Apr 22, 2011 Date Modified: Apr 22, 2011
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Random Walk

A visualization/simulation of random walk in two dimensions.  User can control path length, number of particles.  Applet... see more
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Author: Richard McCray
Date Added: Apr 24, 2011 Date Modified: Apr 24, 2011
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