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Discovering Relativity for Yourself

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1. Getting started; 2. Rough and ready Relativity; 3. The dilation of time; 4. Three clocks and a pair of twins; 5. Starting again; 6. Space-time diagrams; 7. Time and distance 'over there'; 8. Co-ordinate systems; 9. Combining speeds; 10. Causality and the speed of light; 11. The nature of spacetime; 12. Interval; 13. Old friends revisited; 14. The scales of the spacetime diagram; 15. The radar point of view; 16. Relations between the radar and time-distance systems; 17. Constant acceleration; 18. Dynamics - mass, momentum, force; 19. The mass-energy relation; 20. The effect of acceleration on time measurement; 21. Time as experienced by a constant acceleration traveler; 22 Time and distance measurements of a constant acceleration observer; 23. The Principle of Equivalence; 24. The metric; 25. Introducing geodesics; 26. How to find ordinary geodesics; 27. Inverse square law gravity; 28. Curved spacetime; 29. The metric around the Sun; 30. Light and gravity; 31. The scandal about Mercury; 32. How Einstein did it; 33. A few conclusions.

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