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Angular momentum and area for a particle moving in a straight line

An animation to illustrate that a particle moving in a straight line conserves angular momentum and obeys Kepler's second law.

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Conservation Of Angular Momentum

A brief definition of this principle.

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Orbital Angular Momentum

Definiton of this concept with links to further information.

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Newton's cradle

This applet simulates a well known experiment which demonstrates the conservation of momentum and energy.

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The science of ice skating

A page explaining how figure skaters are able to perform rotating jumps, covering angular momentum, take off velocity, projectile motion etc.

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Uncertainty Principle

Information on this concept and links to related subjects. The position and momentum of a particle cannot be simultaneously measured with arbitrarily high precision.

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Angular Momentum, Quantized

Information on this concept and links to related information.

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Conservation of angular momentum

Animation showing a merry-go-round when a child jumps on via a slow walk or run. Also shows speeding up if movement is towards the centre. However, has no explanation so only useful as demonstration.

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Debroglie Wavelength

Suggested by De Broglie in about 1913, the path to the wavelength expression for a particle is by analogy to the momentum of a photon.

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Potato Straw - Physics to go

An experiment from our Physics To Go series about momentum and surface area. All you need is straws and a large baking potatoes.

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