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Newton's Playground

Newton's Playground

       iOS iPad

Newton's playground allows you to create and dynamically manipulate a gravitational system.

Beautiful patterns will emerge while the gravitational fields interact; the application allows users to play with these patterns through custom touch gestures and interactions.

The calculations are based on Sverre Aarseth's n-body program, to solve the equations of motion of many-bodies moving under gravity in 3-dimensions.

Features:

○ Accurate real-time animations of up to 50 gravitational spherical-bodies
○ Created in openGL for a full 3D experience
○ Camera control - Custom rotate, pan and zoom gestures.
○ Start options - Choose from circular or random start conditions.
○ Energy control - Add/Remove energy by shaking or tapping the iPad.
○ Planet Manipulation - Drag, flick or enlarge selected planets
○ Custom Image Wraps - Add your own images to the simulation.

○ Search for tidewater software on youTube for video examples ○


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fcjx-1_s2jM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YBatgWMFzuM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=40xsloPTX1E

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What's new

○ Speed up of the planet motion.
○ Fixes for rotation in the iPad Mini.
○ Fixes for rotation scaling in retina displays.


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Last changed:
Jan 14, 2014
Category:
Education
Developer:
Tidewater Software
Version:
1.1
Size:
16.5 MB

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