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Online tutorials covering a wide range of physics topics, including modern physics and astronomy. Material is organized... see more

This site contains an extensive set of notes on basic topics in physics. There are extensive illustrations and animations... see more

This simulation shows the motion of a moon around a planet under the influence of gravity. In this simulation, you can... see more

Applet simulates the motion of particles acted upon by a central force. User can choose between attractive and repulsive... see more

Applet shows the path of a particle under the influence of inverse square central force. The force can be attractive or... see more

Hands-On Universe ? (HOU) is an educational program that enables students to investigate the Universe while applying... see more

Simple demonstration of satellite motion. Initial velocity user-controlled.

A set of Java applets for demonstrating orbital motion.

The program, "xspace" is a space physics educational software package. It is designed to introduce students to space... see more

Includes tools for performing basic calculations, Java applets, simulations, and a bulletin board.

Complete online course offered by University of Oregon's Distance Education Program. Includes exams, homework, lecture... see more

Links to astronomy freeware, shareware, and public domain.

A site devoted to exposing occurrences of where the laws of physics are butchered for entertainment's sake, as in movies,... see more

A huge collection of images of Messier objects.

A huge collection of images of planetary nebulae.

A few images of galaxy clusters.

Includes updates, images, and links.

A complete resource on the famous comet, with images, plots, and data. A discussion on comets included. Links to other... see more

General information on comets and meteor showers, including many links.

An online presentation, with hyperlinks to images, definitions, and plots concerning CCD detectors.

Plots, text, data, and links on stars, which are categorized by type.

A collection of links from the San Francisco Exploratorum to fun and interesting sites, mostly covering astronomy and... see more

Draws a globular cluster with a variable number of stars.