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written by Roberto B. Salgado
This web site contains a detailed introduction to relativity.  It integrates textual explanations of relativity concepts with diagrams and animations to clarify the material. It includes a historical perspective, the basics of spacetime, special relativity, and general relativity. The approach is non-mathematical throughout.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
General Physics
- History
Relativity
- Beyond Relativity
- Galilean Relativity
- General Relativity
- History
- Special Relativity
- Lower Undergraduate
- High School
- Upper Undergraduate
- Instructional Material
= Course
= Tutorial
= Unit of Instruction
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- Learners
- text/html
- application/java
- model/vrml
- video/realvideo
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© 1995 Rob Salgado
Keywords:
Light Cone, Maxwell, Maxwell's Theory, Minkowsky, Principle of Equivalence, black hole, spacetime, twin paradox
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Metadata instance created February 24, 2006 by Jason Garman
Record Updated:
June 25, 2012 by Caroline Hall
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April 30, 2005
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R. Salgado, (1995), WWW Document, (http://www.phy.syr.edu/courses/modules/LIGHTCONE/index.html).
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R. Salgado, The Light Cone: an illuminating introduction to relativity (1995), <http://www.phy.syr.edu/courses/modules/LIGHTCONE/index.html>.
APA Format
Salgado, R. (2005, April 30). The Light Cone: an illuminating introduction to relativity. Retrieved August 20, 2014, from http://www.phy.syr.edu/courses/modules/LIGHTCONE/index.html
Chicago Format
Salgado, Roberto B.. The Light Cone: an illuminating introduction to relativity. April 30, 2005. http://www.phy.syr.edu/courses/modules/LIGHTCONE/index.html (accessed 20 August 2014).
MLA Format
Salgado, Roberto B.. The Light Cone: an illuminating introduction to relativity. 1995. 30 Apr. 2005. 20 Aug. 2014 <http://www.phy.syr.edu/courses/modules/LIGHTCONE/index.html>.
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