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Newton's law of universal gravitation extends gravity beyond earth. Newton's law of universal gravitation is about the... see more

A complete set of simulations for a first semester college physics class.

Describes what free fall and the acceleration of gravity are. (The acceleration due to gravity is approximated in this... see more

An online activity center for exploring the effects of gravity.

An electronic laboratory manual for introductory physics consisting of videos (on principles and laboratory procedure) in... see more

A group of simulations involving 1 and 2 dimensional linear motion, periodic motion, projectile motion, simple harmonic... see more

A collection of over 140 videos of Physics Demonstrations covering a wide variety of topics, from mechanics to atomic.... 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

From the site: "This package of computer simulations offers some dynamic illustrations for the properties of... 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

Set of java applets for illustrating classical physics (highschool level), including gravitation, electric and magnetic... see more

From the site: "The most fascinating phenomena of celestial mechanics are revealed in the motions of three or more bodies... see more

This is a Java simulation of a free fall experiment. The applet calibrates its timer to the computer.

An interactive game that involves basics of physics through a rocket simulation game. 

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

A set of Java applets for demonstrating orbital motion.

This highly interactive Exploriment iPad App lets you explore the effect of gravity on weight and mass on different... see more

Applet plots the time dependence of a body acted upon only by the force of gravity. Extensive explanatory text included.

Shockwave simulation of linear acceleration and forces, air resistance, and weight.

Applet for demonstrating the acceleration of a body expelling mass (rocket). Extensive explanatory text included.

Applets demonstrate the motion of the center of mass of two particles moving with respect to each other.

This Java applet simulates the motion in 2D of interacting particles. Forces include springs, gravity, and electrostatic... see more

Applet for demonstrating the effects of drag on a vertically accelerating body. Extensive explanatory text included.