Examples by Topic

Astrophysics

Physics
Astrophysics

Celestial Mechanics

compute the orbital period of a massive body orbiting another

Kepler's third law, 4 solar masses, 5 Earth masses, 2.5 AU

interactively compute the orbital speed of a body

circular orbit speed

visualize relation between eccentric and true anomaly

mean anomaly 85 degrees eccentricity 0.6

compute locations of Lagrange points

Lagrange points Earth Moon

investigate the distance on an orbit based on its phase

Luminosity

compute the luminosity of a star of specified mass

luminosity 10 solar masses

compute luminosity from apparent magnitude and distance

Cosmology

compute cosmological properties of the universe

1 billion years after the big bang

compute cosmological properties, given a redshift

Black Holes

compute properties of a black hole

black hole 10 solar masses

compute properties of a rotating black hole

Asteroid Impacts

calculate the outcome of an asteroid impact