Welcome to the Spacetime Emporium

This is a collection of information and resources for anyone interested in Einstein's Special and General Theories of Relativity. There are materials for a wide audience, from the general science reader to specialists in spacetime physics. You may create an account to personalize the Spacetime Emporium, organize resources, suggest additional material, or leave comments.

What is Relativity?

Physics happens in a dynamical, four-dimensional geometry called spacetime, where and when events occur. The mutual interactions between spacetime and matter/energy, and how they are perceived by different observers, is the essence of Relativity.

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Einstein Online
Einstein Online
Einstein Online provides a careful explanation of Einstein's Theory of Relativity, from the concepts of Spacetime and Space Geometry to modern topics such as Gravitational Waves, Black Holes and Cosmology, and relativity in the Quantum realm.

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Physlet Quantum Physics - Special Relativity
This chapter of Physlet Quantum Physics provides simulation-based interactive resources that illustrate the basic concepts of special relativity.