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General Relativity Explained simply & visually

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Special Relativity simplified using no math. Einstein thought experiments

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oPhysics: Projectile Motion

Explore projectile motion by changing the initial conditions and watching the resulting changes in the projectile’s motion.

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oPhysics: Uniform Acceleration in One Dimension: Motion Graphs

This simulation is intended to help anyone get a better understanding of the relationships between various quantities involved in uniformly accelerated motion. By adjusting the sliders (or input boxes), you can change the initial position, the initial velocity, and the … Continue reading

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Veritasium – Why no one has measured the speed of light

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Veritasium – How Kodak Exposed The Atomic Bomb

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Veritasium – Why Gravity is NOT a Force

The General Theory of Relativity tells us gravity is not a force, gravitational fields don’t exist. Objects tend to move on straight paths through curved spacetime.

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oPhysics: Double Slit Interference

This is a simulation of diffraction of light by a double slit. Use the sliders to adjust the distance between the slits and the wavelength of the light. Use the checkboxes to show or hide the wavefronts, maxima, and vertical … Continue reading

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Energy levels

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Electron Diffraction – F-J’s Physics

Particles or waves? A look at particles and when they can behave like waves. The strange nature of wave-particle duality in quantum physics.

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