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click to see this Light Cone rendered in VRML
The Light Cone
an illuminating introduction to relativity

Rob Salgado
(salgado@physics.syr.edu)


What's new

For a new visualization of the Twin Paradox, visit
Visualizing Proper Time in Special Relativity [with LightClocks].

Older, but still useful: Twin Paradox java applet


Animations are available in MPEG and animated-GIF formats.
Since March 13, 1996, you are visitor number




See also The VRML Gallery of Electromagnetism
Department of Physics - Syracuse University

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Roberto B. Salgado
Department of Physics - Syracuse University
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