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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

Provides pictures and a movie that uses ray tracing to explore the effects of relativity.

A complete set of simulations for the second semester of a college level physics class.

This multimedia site is divided into five sections: Galileo, Maxwell, Einstein, Time Dilation and E=mc2. Each module is a... see more

Special Relativity online book. Lorentz contraction, time dilation, Minkowski diagrams, Relativistic dynamics,... see more

By defining time only in context of a specified 'map-frame' of motion, and then introducing time on a traveler's clocks... see more

Details the concepts of space, time, matter, motion, mass, energy, light, and then explains special relativity. Covers... see more

A hyperlinked exploration of relativity, including topics in both special and general relativity.

refereed electronic journal offering current reviews in all areas of relativity.This is the entry site.

This Java applet demonstrates some physical effects of Einstein's Special Relativity. On the left is a graph of "space",... see more

This applet shows the impact of a curved space, in this case a sphere, on the transport of vectors. Also shown is the... see more

This material allows students to explore relativity and time dilation using data on K-meson decay in accelerators. It... see more

A program to illustrate the appearance of fast moving objects due to special relativity. Effects modeled are: the Lorentz... see more

This site contains several hundred articles concerned with mathematics and physics. General topics include Number Theory,... see more

A series of animated gifs, plus extensive explanation.

This site contains an extensive set of notes on basic topics in physics. There are extensive illustrations and animations... see more

Online papers, images, movies and paper models: Visualization of the theory of relativity. By Ute Kraus and Corvin Zahn... see more

A slide shot (similar to an overhead transparency) of the theoretical basis for anyspeed acceleration problems. For a... see more

Shockwave animation for investigating length contraction.

A spaceship is flying a distance of 5 light hours, for example from Earth to the planet Pluto. The speed can be regulated... see more

Uses Shockwave to investigate the answers to basic questions on special relativity.

This free, online textbook "includes an introduction to string theory in general, as well as relativistic... see more

This applet draws a spacetime diagram for the Twin Paradox.

This applet shows interactions between moving charges. It shows with a system of two wires why magnetic fields must exist... see more