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In this interactive activity from the American Museum of Natural History, students explore how the apparent motion of an object depends on the observer's frame of reference. An…
  
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This animated tutorial, part of the Einstein Light website, presents the concept of relativity from a situation inspired by Galileo (an inertial reference frame). It shows the motion…
  
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This web page describes inertial and non-inertial frames of reference, the latter being frames where Newton's laws do not hold. The text explains "fictitious forces", the centrifugal…
  
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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 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…
  
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This is an English translation of the 1905 article by Albert Einstein that establishes the relation between the mass and energy of a particle.