When a planet has a ring system, you will often see gaps in the rings. Can these ring gaps be modeled numerically? The post Let's Use Physics to Model the Gaps in Saturn's Rings appeared first on WIRED.
What is the three body problem and how do you solve it? Really, the only way to solve this problem is with a numerical calculation. The post This Is the Only Way to Solve the Three-Body Problem appeared first on WIRED.
Ole Roemer used the moons of Jupiter to estimate the speed of light. Here's how he did it.
The post You–Yes, You–Can Calculate the Speed of Light With Jupiter appeared first on WIRED.