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Twin Paradox Applet


Twin Paradox Applet

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This applet draws a spacetime diagram for the Twin Paradox.
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Material Type: Simulation
Date Added to MERLOT: March 14, 1998
Date Modified in MERLOT: February 11, 2015
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Submitter: Bethany Gross


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Primary Audience: Grade School
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Language: English
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Avatar for John Walkup
17 years ago

John Walkup (Staff)

Graphics too poor to be really useful. The screen is much too small. (Is it necessary to display data to 20 digits of accuracy?) I did not find the accompanying explanations to be helpful and so I was unable to understand what was going on.