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100
Byline:
J. Wudka
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This is an article on the Galilean interpretation of relativity. The article emphasizes that velocity is only relevant when measured with respect to something else and also continues…
  
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100
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C. Teunissen
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This web site contains media-illustrated articles on various physical phenomena related to the Coriolis effect. Almost all of the articles are illustrated with animations and java…
Twin Paradox Program  [ Computer Program ]
  
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100
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K. Simov and W. Christian
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The Twin Paradox program displays the effect of time dilation on a moving twin as seen from a stationary twin. In the default scenario the light signals sent from the moving twin are…
Simultaneous Events Program  [ Computer Program ]
  
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100
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K. Simov and W. Christian
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The Simultaneous Events program displays the effect of relative motion on the relative ordering of events in special relativity. In the default scenario two simultaneous events are…
Relativity Metric Program  [ Computer Program ]
  
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100
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K. Simov and W. Christian
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The Relativity Metric program displays the effect of relative motion on the spatial and temporal separation of events in special relativity. In the default scenario, by dragging the…
  
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100
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J. Wolfe
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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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100
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M. Fowler and J. Hui Wan Ching
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This simple animation illustrates the principle of time dilation as predicted by special relativity. The simulation consists of two light clocks, one at rest and the other moving at…
  
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100
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E. Minot; Publisher: Paradigms in Physics Program
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This kinesthetic activity is designed to help upper division undergraduate students visualize “straight” lines on a rotating object. Students work in pairs and attempt to draw…
  
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100
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B. Tung
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This site offers information about Einsteins Theory of General and Special Relativity and how it changed the idea's of Newton about gravity. The author begins with a summary of…