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This web site is a basic, non-mathematical introduction to relativity, built around the framework of Flash media files with narration and animations. Einstein Light was intended to serve a diverse range of users at a variety of levels. It explores concepts from Galileo, Newton, and Maxwell through Einstein and special relativity. The site also introduces modern topics such as binding energies in the nucleus and the relationship between gravity and quantum mechanics. Background information is provided in 30 detailed pages, organized by topic and level of mathematics required for understanding. Questions are also available to assess student comprehension.

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    Education Levels:

    • Grade 1
    • Grade 6
    • Grade 8
    • Grade 9

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    time dilation,NSDL,Relativity,Undergraduate (Lower Division),Beyond Relativity,electric force,Classical Mechanics,relativity,magnetic force,quantum mechanics,Informal Education,Time Dilation,Higher Education,Special Relativity,Galilean Relativity,Electricity & Magnetism,Chemistry,Physics,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20080103083802306T,relative motion,High School,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,Technology

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    English

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