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written by Fu-Kwun Hwang
The simulation shows two frames of reference that can be at rest relative to each other or moving at 0.6c or 0.8c relative to each other. The effect of the speeds on time dilation and length contraction are shown.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Relativity
- Special Relativity
= Simultaneity
= Space Contraction
= Time Dilation
- High School
- Lower Undergraduate
- Instructional Material
= Curriculum support
= Interactive Simulation
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- application/java
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© 2001 Fu-Kwun Hwang
Keywords:
length contraction, photons, relativity, space, time, time dilation
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January 10, 2011 by Taha Mzoughi
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January 29, 2004
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F. Hwang, (2001), WWW Document, (http://www.phy.ntnu.edu.tw/ntnujava/index.php?topic=53.0).
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F. Hwang, NTNU Java: Space and Time in Special Relativity, (2001), <http://www.phy.ntnu.edu.tw/ntnujava/index.php?topic=53.0>.
APA Format
Hwang, F. (2004, January 29). NTNU Java: Space and Time in Special Relativity. Retrieved October 20, 2014, from http://www.phy.ntnu.edu.tw/ntnujava/index.php?topic=53.0
Chicago Format
Hwang, Fu-Kwun. NTNU Java: Space and Time in Special Relativity. January 29, 2004. http://www.phy.ntnu.edu.tw/ntnujava/index.php?topic=53.0 (accessed 20 October 2014).
MLA Format
Hwang, Fu-Kwun. NTNU Java: Space and Time in Special Relativity. 2001. 29 Jan. 2004. 20 Oct. 2014 <http://www.phy.ntnu.edu.tw/ntnujava/index.php?topic=53.0>.
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@misc{ Author = "Fu-Kwun Hwang", Title = {NTNU Java: Space and Time in Special Relativity}, Volume = {2014}, Number = {20 October 2014}, Month = {January 29, 2004}, Year = {2001} }
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