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Relative Motion (frame of reference)

Relative Motion (frame of reference)

An object may appear to have one motion to one observer and a different motion to a second observer, depending on how the two observers are moving with respect to one another. This java applet let you view objects from different frame of reference.


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John Walkup
John Walkup (Staff)
22 years ago
Applet works well, but it is confusing because so many things are going on at once. Also, the graphics are a little primitive. For those having the patience to study it and understand what is happening this applet should be very helpful.