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written by Dr. Adam Auton
This web site contains a free computer program that demonstrates the appearance of everyday objects traveling at close to the speed of light. A variety of objects can be selected and viewed from different angles, including an ant, a small lattice, a face, the Eiffel Tower, a killer whale, Stonehenge, and more. Also included is a 7-part tutorial and a Power Point presentation on special relativity.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
- General Relativity
- Special Relativity
- Lower Undergraduate
- High School
- Instructional Material
= Interactive Simulation
= Lecture/Presentation
= Tutorial
- Tool
= Software
Intended Users Formats Ratings
- Learners
- Educators
- application/exe
- application/ms-powerpoint
- text/html
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© 2002 Adam Auton
Lorentz transformation, Warp, relativity, relativity tutorial, special relativity
Record Creator:
Metadata instance created February 12, 2006 by Ada Auton
Record Updated:
January 19, 2010 by Caroline Hall
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October 14, 2002
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