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A three-dimensional interactive display of the spherical polar coordinate system.

Applet compares the motion of three trucks, each with differing values of acceleration.

VRML demonstrations of basic kinematics.

Forces add like vectors. Three forces act on the orange disk. Drag the heads of the arrows representing these forces to... see more

A series of animated gifs, plus extensive explanation.

Javascript visualization of spherical harmonics in 3-D. Allows user to rotate plot with the mouse.

Java applet to explain a peculiar motional effect of a ping-pong (table tennis) ball or a cue (pool, or billiard) ball.

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

This applet shows the mass bouncing from the walls of the box. The mass moves under the force of gravity, and all... see more

VRML animation of the motion of the chaotic motion of a pendulum under the influence of magnets.

A Java applet for demonstrating the basic principles of velocity and circular motion.

Applet demonstrates the scattering cross-section of an atom.

One of many physlets by Wolfgang Christian. Demonstrates the Doppler effect at three different speeds.

This java applet shows the free-body force diagram for a block on an inclined plane. THe frictional force, the incline... see more

Animations (.mpg), audio (.au), and discussion of planetary motion.

A Java Applet that simulates gravitating masses. Solar system models and demos of Lagrange points, solar system... see more

Use the links below to navigate to individual screen saver pages that contain information links to the software and... see more

Includes animations (mpg) on colliding galaxies, dark matter, among others.

Animations (.mpg), audio (.au) and discussion about stellar evolution, including the HR diagram.