A Dynamical 2-d Universe

One last post for today, as I have conquered movie making in matlab and handbrake (for small values of conquered) to make a movie of particle motion in my 2-d universe.

I have softened the interaction so that it is now 1/r (which seems more sensible as we are one dimension down here). Here's the path (again, with the blue dot being the primary mass).

And for your viewing pleasure, here's a movie of the orbit

Hmmmm. Works, but needs more work.But isn't maths great!


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