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Now Available New HTML5 Gravity Force Lab

Gravity Force Lab

Try the new next-gen version of our popular Gravity Force Lab — now for touch and tablets! With a touch of your finger, experience how the gravitational force that two objects exert on each other changes as you alter their properties. What happens as you increase the mass of the objects? What happens as you move them farther apart?

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  1. Sheldon #

    I will definitely showing my students this this Winter semester, great work!

  2. In case there’s still any development going on for the “classic” Java applet, the numerical force displays incorporate a non-traditional spacing pattern.

    When a force is
    0.000 000 000 600 N

    the Java applet shows
    0.00 000 000 060 N

    While not technically incorrect, the placement of the spaces is misleading.

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