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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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C. Everitt
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See this site to learn about a NASA-Stanford test of two extraordinary, unverified predictions of Albert Einstein's general theory of relativity. The spin of four gyroscopes in an…
  
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American Institute of Physics
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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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Publisher: NASA Glenn Research Center
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This NASA site examines propulsion for interstellar travel. The website describes propulsion methods based on current science, on speculative ideas in science, and on science…
  
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A. Hamilton
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At this site you can see a simulation of what it's like to fall into a black hole. It happens pretty fast, but the best part is that you can step through your demise and learn a lot…
  
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This page, from Kyoto University, provides a discussion of Mach’s Principle, a concept that played an important role in Einstein's theory of general relativity. Excerpts from Mach’s…
  
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Physics Central; Publisher: American Physical Society
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This web page contains a short biography of physicist Manuela Campanelli, including information about her background and her work. Manuela Campanelli is currently a professor at the…
  
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Learn about gravitational radiation, and how two physicists fournd indirect evidence for it in an exotic binary star system. Then find out about three different methods that could…