Physics 109 • Astronomy & Cosmology

Interactive Demos & Links

Note: many of the demos require Flash technology. Most smartphones and tablets do not come equipped to run Flash, but you can find apps that will do it. You can ask your friends, Google "flash ios" or "flash android", or talk to me to get help.

General links


Our Place in the Universe

Motions in the Sky


Moon: Phases, Eclipses

Motion and Gravity

Formation of the Solar System

Energy and Gas Physics

Light and Telescopes

Planetary Atmospheres

Planetary Surfaces and Interiors

Jovian Planets and Moons



Life in the Universe?


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