Resource Description:
My Solar System

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This is part of a continually growing collection of physics simulations that range from simple kinematics to quantum physics. In addition, there are a number of chemistry simulations being added.
Media: Software, Webware
Cost: Free
Subjects: Chemistry, Physics, Earth Science
Types: Visualization or Animation, Virtual Lab
of resource:
From the site: "Build your own system of heavenly bodies and watch the gravitational ballet. With this orbit simulator, you can set initial positions, velocities, and masses of 2, 3, or 4 bodies, and then see them orbit each other."
Posted to site: 03/19/2007
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