More collision stuff
First, a collision example.
Next, some other notes.
- I posted a worksheet with a starter program to moodle. If you want to use this as a basis for the extra vpython project, that would be ok with me.
- Here is a cool example of collisions: Newton’s craddle http://archive.wired.com/wiredscience/2011/10/how-to-model-newtons-cradle/
- Also, here is what happened when the MythBusters tried to make a giant version of Newton’s craddle: http://www.wired.com/2011/10/what-went-wrong-with-the-mythbusters-newton-cradle/
- Here is a momentum analysis from the recent Captain America 2 movie: http://www.wired.com/2014/03/whats-mass-captain-americas-shield/