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Relativity – Part I: Why is Relativity Exciting to Study?

2015 is the 100th anniversary of Einstein’s general theory of relativity.  In particular, on November 25, 1915, Einstein published the gravitational field equations of general relativity.  Ten years prior, in 1905, Einstein published his special theory of relativity.  To celebrate … Continue reading

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Special Relativity for K12 Students

I put the attached activity together for a group of K12 instructors. I would expect that a high school physics student should be able to complete the entire packet and lower grades can work through parts of the activity. Feel … Continue reading

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