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Visit Through Einstein's Eyes for a simulation of what you would see if travel were possible at light speed. You can take a roller coaster ride, observe a tram moving near the speed…
  
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Publisher: Institute of Physics
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This article explains how the Global Positioning System works, including how a GPS receiver determines locations on Earth using satellite information, and how general and special…
  
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Publisher: American Physical Society
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This PhysicsCentral article, by Clifford Will of Washington University, discusses the importance of relativity for GPS. Both special and general relativity affect the accuracy of…
  
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This article in Physical Review Focus describes how most of the voltage from a lead-acid battery comes from relativistic effects in the lead atom. The article describes the…
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This news article from the National Physical Laboratory describes how physicists updated an experimental test of special and general relativity by flying atomic clocks around the…
  
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Publisher: WGBH Educational Foundation
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This NOVA website simulates travel to distant stars and back in a spaceship that can move at various percentages of the speed of light. You set the spaceship speed and choose your…
  
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This Nature News article describes the evidence for particles--neutrinos--traveling faster than light. The article describes the consequences of this discovery and outlines the…
  
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This online exhibit on the life of Albert Einstein takes a somewhat less orthodox approach. How did an ordinary patent clerk with an undistinguished college record evolve into one of…
  
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This web site is a basic, non-mathematical introduction to relativity. It covers concepts from Galileo, Newton, and Maxwell through Einstein and special relativity. The site also…
  
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J. Wolfe and G. Hatsidimitris
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This web site is a basic, non-mathematical introduction to relativity. It covers concepts from Galileo, Newton, and Maxwell through Einstein and special relativity. The site also…