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This text explains the theory of special relativity. Originally written in 1959, it covers material including time dilation, length contraction, and simultaneity through the familiar use of thought experiments using light clocks, trains and rulers.

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    Informal Education,time dilation,Higher Education,NSDL,special relativity,Relativity,Undergraduate (Lower Division),Special Relativity,High School,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,length contraction,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20090706213124407T,Physics,General Public

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