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M. Jammer; Publisher: Princeton University Press
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This book reviews the concept of mass as it is defined, interpreted, and applied in contemporary physics and critically examined in the modern philosophy of science. It focuses on…
  
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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…
  
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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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M. Fowler
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This website provides materials for a university-level historical astronomy course. Full lecture notes are provided, along with animations and simulations to illustrate aspects of…
  
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D. Cook
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Computation and Problem Solving in Undergraduate Physics (CPSUP) is a collection of texts providing instruction in the use of computer-based symbolic and numerical approaches to…
  
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M. Jammer; Publisher: Dover Publications
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This book discusses the history of the concept of mass and its properties. It guides you through the philosophy, conceptualization, and mathematics of one of the most fundamental…
  
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J. Baez
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This collection of web pages serves as an informal introduction to the theory of gravity called general relativity.
  
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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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S. Uchii
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This page, from Kyoto University, provides a discussion of Mach’s Principle, a concept that played an important role in forming Einstein's theory of general relativity. Excerpts from…
  
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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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