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M. Fowler and H. Welch
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This page simulates the 1887 Michelson-Morley Experiment, one of the most famous null results in history. The purpose of the experiment was to prove the existence of "luminiferous…
  
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This applet demonstrates space and time in special relativity. The special theory of relativity is the result of two postulates. The laws of physics are the same in all inertial…
  
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This animation-based tutorial explores the topics raised as consequences of the constant speed of light. This page covers time dilation, length contraction, and simultaneity in…
  
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This page features a tutorial on the 1887 Michelson-Morley experiment, one of the most famous null results in history. The purpose of the experiment was to prove the existence of…
  
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This web site is a basic, non-mathematical introduction to relativity, built around the framework of Flash media files with narration and animations. Einstein Light explores concepts…
  
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These online notes outline the history of Western thought on cosmology and the structure of space and time. Included is an introduction to the scientific method and large numbers,…
  
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M. Fowler and J. Hui Wan Ching
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This simple animation illustrates the principle of time dilation, the phenomenon in which a clock that is moving relative to an observer is measured to run more slowly by that…
  
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This resource simulates a light speed trip through the town of Tübingen, Germany. It was developed by a theoretical astrophysicist to help learners visualize the effects of…
  
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This web site from the Nobel Foundation contains a number of short pages about relativity. Included are The Michelson-Morley Experiment, Postulates of Special Relativity, Lorentz…
  
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What would it be like to travel at the speed of light and directly experience the effects of relativistic speed? This website, developed by a theoretical astrophysicist, features a…
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