Projectile Projects

Physics is all about flight. Well, not all about. It’s not even mostly about flight, actually. It’s a little about flight. More about paths through the air. I’m getting off track—something that never happens to a projectile flying through the air as long as there’s no, you know, air.


Simple Projectile
Starting with the basics. There’s a ball on some sort of etherial field and you can adjust its initial position and speed. What combination sends the ball farthest? What combination sends the ball the highest?

View here, with access to the code here.

Hitting a Falling Target
There’s a classic physics demonstration where a falling target is hit with a projectile from across the room. This is your chance to find out how it’s done!

View here, with access to the code here.

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