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  • Are There Any Good Books on Relativity Theory? - The Physics FAQs guide to relativity books; by Chris Hillman (with contributions by Nathan Urban). An extensive annotated list of semi-popular books, textbooks and background reading.
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  • Cambridge Relativity Public Home Page - Various pages with non-technical texts about cosmology, black holes, cosmic strings, inflation, quantum cosmology, and string theory, written by members of the Relativity Group at Cambridge University.
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  • Einstein Online - Information about Einstein's theories of special and general relativity and their applications; site is hosted by the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics. Includes a simple introduction, a collection of articles ("Spotlights on relativity"), and a relativistic dictionary.
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  • An Essay on General Relativity - Overview of the basic ideas and principal applications of general relativity. Written by John L. Safko for students in the self-paced astronomy courses at the University of South Carolina in 1997.
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  • Interactive Experiments in Gravity - Try an experiment that illustrates the gravitational attraction between two objects or use a Java applet to understand how orbits work in strongly curved space-time.
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  • Interactive Geometric Database - Interactive database developed by Mustapha Ishak and Kayll Lake and hosted by Queen's University; allows the user to search for specific solutions of Einstein's field equations (that is, for specific model universes of general relativity).
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  • Introduction to General Relativity - By Gerard 't Hooft (Utrecht University); based on lectures held in 2002; a thorough introduction starting with accelerated frames and including topics such as black holes, the basics of cosmology, and gravitational radiation.
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  • The Light Cone: An Illuminating Introduction to Relativity - Introduces the basic principles of relativity, the physics of special relativity, and some basic principles of general relativity. Contains a great number of helpful images and animations; site created by Rob Salgado (Syracuse University).
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  • NOVA Online/Einstein Revealed - Profile of Albert Einstein, with additional teaching resources, Shockwave demonstrations, and animations of relativity concepts.
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  • The Physical Construction of Time - Papers by Igor Zlobin that analyze time deceleration effect as predicted by both relativity and special relativity theories. Some papers are in English and Russia, others only in Russian.
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  • Physics Bookshelf - Relativity - A collection of articles about relativity
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  • Relativity - Provides information on the history, experiments and paradoxes of relativity.
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  • Relativity bookmarks - Large collection of relativity-related links by Rob Salgado (Syracuse University). Warning: page hasn't been updated since 2000, and quite a number of links are now broken.
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  • Relativity: List of Important Equations - Page scans from the Handbook of Space Astronomy and Astrophysics giving equations and formulas for special relativity and relativistic cosmology. Includes bibliography.
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  • Relativity: Special, General, and Cosmological - Sample chapters from the classical textbook by Wolfgang Rindler, as part of a "limited preview" on Google Books.
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  • Spacetime - General Relativity, Quantum Gravity, and the Existence of Time - A brief summary of Spacetime Theories at the beginning of the Third Millennium, and of the possibility that we live in an essentially atemporal universe.
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  • Wikipedia: General Relativity Resources - Annotated list of reading material about general relativity: popular books, textbooks, books on specific topics, web courses, and websites.
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  • Wikipedia: Introduction to General Relativity - Encyclopedia article explaining the basic concepts, observational tests and (astrophysical) applications of general relativity.
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  • General Relativity Simulation Contest - Attempt at a content aimed at the Internet community to write a simulation program, based on a simple algorithm incorporating the laws of general relativity, that can realistically simulate the behavior of black holes, binary stars, and the twin paradox. (December 28, 2005)
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  • Numerical Relativity: Status and Prospects - Review article by Luis Lehner about the foundations of numerical relativity and recent progress in the field; particular attention is paid to simulations of black hole spacetimes. (February 19, 2002)
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  • Subtle is the Gravity - Review of the motivations for and basic principles of general relativity, aimed at a general audience. Written by Naresh Dadhich (IUCAA Pune), based on a lecture delivered in 2001. (February 03, 2001)
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  • Gravitational Waves and Black Holes: An Introduction to General Relativity - An introduction by Jan-Willem van Holten (NIKHEF, Amsterdam), based on lectures given at the University of Heidelberg in 1997. (April 15, 1997)
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