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Light Speed!
Computer languages C  +
Full description Light Speed! is an OpenGL-based program whLight Speed! is an OpenGL-based program which illustrates the effects of special relativity on the appearance of moving objects. When an object accelerates past a few million meters per second, these effects begin to grow noticeable, becoming more and more pronounced as the speed of light is approached. These relativistic effects are viewpoint-dependent, and include shifts in length, object hue, brightness and shape. The moving object is, by default, a geometric lattice. 3D Studio and LightWave 3D objects may be imported as well. Best of all, the simulator is completely interactive, rendering the exotic distortions in real-time!ering the exotic distortions in real-time!
Homepage URL http://packages.debian.org/unstable/misc/lightspeed.html  +
Interface x-window-system  +
Is GNU false  +
Keywords graphics  + , astronomy  + , Light Speed!  + , light speed  + , lightspeed  + , Open GL  + , physocs  + , relativity  + , speed of light  +
Last review by Janet Casey +
Last review date 4 August 2003  +
License MPL +
License verified by Janet Casey  +
License verified date 31 August 2001  +
Name Light Speed!  +
Prerequisite description OpenGL or Mesa 3D; GTK+ 1.0.1 or later  + , GtkGLArea  + , libpng  + , libtiff  +
Prerequisite kind Required to use  + , Required to build  + , Weak prerequisite  +
Real name Richard G. Daniel  + , Antony Searle  +
Related projects Xplanet +
Resource URL mailto:skunk@mit.edu  +
Resource audience Bug Tracking  + , Developer  + , Support  +
Resource kind E-mail  +
Revisionid 5,894  +
Revisiontimestamp 12 April 2011 09:56:47  +
Revisionuser User:WikiSysop +
Role Maintainer  + , Contributor  +
Science physics  +
Short description Simulates a geometric lattice  +
Submitted by Database conversion +
Submitted date 1 April 2011  +
Use science  +
User level none  +
Version comment 1.2-222 stable released 2003-08-04
Version date 4 August 2003  +
Version download http://packages.debian.org/unstable/misc/lightspeed.html  +
Version identifier 1.2-222  +
Version status stable  +
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EmailThis property is a special property in this wiki. skunk@mit.edu  +
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