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Einstein Light

This multimedia site is divided into five sections: Galileo, Maxwell, Einstein, Time Dilation and E=mc2. Each module is a... see more
Material Type: Collection
Author: Joe Wolfe, George Hatsidimitris
Date Added: Nov 01, 2005 Date Modified: Jun 23, 2009
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Relativistic Length Contraction

A series of animated gifs, plus extensive explanation.
Material Type: Animation
Author: Tom Henderson
Date Added: Jul 19, 2000 Date Modified: Sep 26, 2013
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Albert Einstein's Theory of Relativity

This series of animations lets you view a "fly-by" and "fly-through" of a house at different percentages of the speed of... see more
Material Type: Animation
Author: Fear of Physics
Date Added: Jan 14, 2003 Date Modified: Oct 29, 2008
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Backlight

Provides pictures and a movie that uses ray tracing to explore the effects of relativity.
Material Type: Simulation
Author: Anthony Searle
Date Added: Jun 03, 2000 Date Modified: Nov 22, 2011
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Very good quality; in queue to be peer reviewed
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Einstein's Theory of Special Relativity

This site contains an extensive set of notes on basic topics in physics. There are extensive illustrations and animations... see more
Material Type: Learning Material
Author: Tom Henderson
Date Added: Jul 19, 2000 Date Modified: Nov 22, 2011
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Introduction to String Field Theory

This free, online textbook "includes an introduction to string theory in general, as well as relativistic first-quantization... see more
Material Type: Open Textbook
Author: Warren Siegel
Date Added: Mar 10, 2010 Date Modified: Apr 26, 2011
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MathPages

This site contains several hundred articles concerned with mathematics and physics. General topics include Number Theory,... see more
Material Type: Reference Material
Author: Unknown
Date Added: Mar 08, 2005 Date Modified: Jan 22, 2008
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Space Time Travel

Online papers, images, movies and paper models: Visualization of the theory of relativity. By Ute Kraus and Corvin Zahn... see more
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Author: Ute Kraus
Date Added: Feb 12, 2005 Date Modified: Mar 14, 2005
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Special Relativity

Special Relativity online book. Lorentz contraction, time dilation, Minkowski diagrams, Relativistic dynamics, relativistic... see more
Material Type: Tutorial
Author: Andrew Hamilton
Date Added: Jul 27, 2002 Date Modified: Apr 30, 2005
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8.20 Introduction to Special Relativity

This course introduces the basic ideas and equations of Einstein's Special Theory of Relativity. If you have hoped to... see more
Material Type: Online Course
Author: Bruce Knuteson
Date Added: Jun 09, 2011 Date Modified: Jun 09, 2011
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