Are there any plugins/physics simulation engines other than Newton that will be useful for creating Physics and Chemistry content in After Effects?? For example, if I have a requirement to create the motion of electrons in an atom, how do I go about it?

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    Isn't the motion of electrons best described as a probability cloud? Gaussian Blur would be the effect I'd be using for that (comes with AE).
    – stib
    Jul 13, 2016 at 13:37

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There are a number of physics engines and related scripts available in the Physics Simulation category at AEScripts.

However, without a more specific question about what kind of animation you're looking for (that is to say, I don't know how the electrons in an atom are supposed to move), it's hard to point you to a specific answer.

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