This applet explains the principles of Relativity based on Lorentzian and Galilean spacetime. The user can control the boost/Velocity. The applet will display the spacetime diagram for an inertial observer traveling with that velocity. The mouse tracks the Spacetime Diagram's (t,x) coordinates. It also covers topics like the twin paradox, time dilation and the clock effect.
Please note that this resource requires
Java Applet Plug-in.
%0 Electronic Source %A Salgado, Roberto B. %D March 6, 2015 %T The Light Cone: The Twin Paradox Applet %V 2016 %N 1 July 2016 %8 March 6, 2015 %9 application/java %U http://www.visualrelativity.com/LIGHTCONE/java/TwinParadox.html
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