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  1. The Einstein Papers Project - California Institute of Technology
    This database of 80,000 records of all known Einstein manuscripts and correspondence ranges from the physicist's first work on the special and general theories of relativity and the origins of quantum theory, to his active involvement with international collaboration and cooperation, human rights, education, and disarmament. Search the full text of 2,000 digitized items also collected in the Einstein Papers Project. more>>

  2. General Relativity - MacTutor Math History Archives
    Linked essay describing the history of general relativity from Aristotle's notion of the motion of bodies through Lorentz and Einstein in the 20th century, with 29 references (books/articles). more>>

  3. Relativity and Gravitational Theory - Dave Rusin; The Mathematical Atlas
    A short article designed to provide an introduction to relativity and gravitational theory: differential geometry, analysis, and group theory applied to physics on a grand scale or in extreme situations (e.g. black holes and cosmology). History; applications and related fields and subfields; textbooks, reference works, and tutorials; software and tables; other web sites with this focus. more>>

  4. Special Relativity - MacTutor Math History Archives
    Linked essay describing the history of special relativity from Newton's laws through Lorentz and Einstein, with 12 references (books/articles). more>>

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  1. '05 Annual Performance Review: Albert Einstein - Peter Norvig
    This parody of human resources formalities imagines how Albert Einstein's supervisor at the Bern Patent Office might evaluate his on-the-job performance. "This is a patent office, Albert.... Where does it say that your priorities are rewriting the rules ...more>>

  2. A. Einstein: Image and Impact - American Institute of Physics
    All about Albert Einstein. Essays, photographs, and stories; hear Einstein explain his famous equation E=mc^2. Contents: Formative Years; The Great Works; E=mc2; World Fame; Public Concerns; Quantum and Cosmos; The Nuclear Age; Science and Philosophy; ...more>>

  3. Albert Einstein Online - S. Morgan Friedman
    Information about Einstein, pictures, organizations that bear his name. Biographies, Hong Kong Baptist Univ. and MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive; Einstein's History; Obituary; Information, David Joyce; Einstein's interview with the FBI; Why Socialism? ...more>>

  4. Books by Lillian Lieber - Lillian Lieber, Hugh Gray Lieber, Paul Dry Books
    Paul Dry Books has republished three of Lillian Lieber's books on mathematics: The Education of T.C. MITS: What Modern Mathematics Means to You, Infinity: Beyond the Beyond the Beyond, and Einstein's Theory of Relativity. Lillian Lieber was the head of ...more>>

  5. Bray Proves Penrose Conjecture in General Relativity (Math Chat) - Frank Morgan, MAA Online
    In 1979 R. Schoen and S.-T. Yau proved that the total mass of a universe must be positive. Last year [1998] G. Huisken and T. Ilmanen proved that the total mass is at least as large as the largest constituent mass: M >_ m1. Finally this year [1999] H. ...more>>

  6. Circles in the Sky - Ivars Peterson; Science News Online
    Detecting the shape of the universe: evidence of a finite, multiply connected universe may show up in microwave data from future spacecraft. ...more>>

  7. C.T.J. Dodson - Christopher Dodson
    Dodson provides notes and Maple or Mathematica packages for many different mathematics courses, including algebra and pre-calculus, calculus, differential equations, using computers for mathematics and statistics, and an introductory course on curves, ...more>>

  8. David Marius Bressoud
    David Bressoud has written several undergraduate textbooks that use physics and the history of mathematics to motivate the study of multi-variable calculus, number theory, real analysis. Other books include A Course in Computational Number Theory and ...more>>

  9. Espaces Fibrés et Connexions - Robert Coquereaux
    Un livre de géométrie différentielle en hypertexte; une introduction a la théorie des espaces fibrés et des connexions. A hypertext book in French on differential geometry. ...more>>

  10. Exploring Gravity - Becky Magan
    A week-long lesson plan for high school students and above, involving an experiment with dropped balls of different weights. Includes video, worksheets, grading rubric, experiment instructions, regression analysis, etc. Sample test data is supplied for ...more>>

  11. FTL
    An online magazine with articles about space, science, and science fiction. Features include a series of humorous articles by Ian Stewart, with topics ranging from lattice polyhedra (and conceptual art) to Diophantine equations (and camels). ...more>>

  12. Hyperspace at UBC - University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Hypertext-based services for general relativity research from the University of British Columbia's general relativity and cosmology group. Information on the UBC GR group; Software for finding GR mail addresses; GR News Archives; Preprint searches; Classical ...more>>

  13. Hyperspace - International Society on General Relativity and Gravitation, QMW, University of London
    A set of hypertext-based services for general relativity research from the QMW Relativity group (Queen Mary and Westfield College, Univ. of London). Software for finding GR (e)mail addresses; GR News Archive; Our GR related FTP archives; Preprint searches ...more>>

  14. Institute for Gravitational Physics and Geometry - Dept. of Physics, Penn State University
    The Institute fosters research of an interdisciplinary character linking astrophysics, gravitational wave physics and experimental gravitational wave detection in the pursuit of the scientific understanding of gravity and the development of gravitational ...more>>

  15. International Numerical Relativity Group - NCSA/LCA-Potsdam-WashU
    Physics at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications or its Potsdam/Germany mirror site, using supercomputers to study black holes, gravitational waves, and other phenomena predicted by Einstein's Theory of General Relativity. Search or browse ...more>>

  16. Introducing Mathematics
    This website looks at some areas of mathematics that are not familiar to most people, such as Ramsey theory and set theory, but introduces them in an uncomplicated manner. ...more>>

  17. John Baez's Stuff - John Baez
    The site features the author's column "This Week's Finds in Mathematical Physics," with archives dating back to 1993. "Fun stuff" includes old posts and email on Bayesianism in probability theory and quantum mechanics; some rambling lectures on knot polynomials, ...more>>

  18. Mathematical Ideas in Science - Seven Stones Multimedia
    A series of tutorial modules using JavaScript, Shockwave for Director, or Shockwave Flash: sphere packings, shapes and lattices; waves described, longitudinal and transverse wave lab, 2-dimensional harmonic disturbance; 2-dimensional vector components ...more>>

  19. Monocosm: Introduction to Linear Xenology - Vladimir Trifonov; American Mathematical Society (AMS)
    A Topos-Theoretic Approach to the Foundations of Physics. The Four-Dimensionality Problem: Why does observable spacetime look four-dimensional? is related to the Compactification Problem. The Effective Metric Signature Problems: Why is the metric of signature ...more>>

  20. Newton, Sir Isaac (Funk & Wagnalls Multimedia Encyclopedia) - Lycos Zone: Mathematics
    A short biography of Sir Isaac Newton (1643-1727), focusing on The Fluxional Method, Optics, and The Principia. ...more>>

  21. NOVA Podcasting - Public Broadcasting System (PBS)
    Podcasts from the producers of the award-winning science documentary show: NOVA Podcast: expanding on topics from the T.V. programs; NOVA scienceNOW podcast: conversations with scientists and science journalists; NOVA Vodcast: video podcasts; NOVA E ...more>>

  22. Numerical Relativity Group - Penn State University
    A group established to promote interaction between students, post-docs and faculty interested in the computational aspects of General Relativity and its applications to Cosmology and Astrophysics. The group members are affiliated with the Departments ...more>>

  23. Portraits of Albert Einstein - Robert Bruen
    Numerous black-and-white photographs of Einstein, provided by Robert Bruen. ...more>>

  24. Science & Mathematics - Paul Dry Books, Inc.
    Trade paperbacks have included The Einstein Theory of Relativity, Infinity, Only the Longest Threads, Johannes Kepler's The Six-Cornered Snowflake, and Lillian Lieber's The Education of T. C. MITS, subtitled "What Modern Mathematics Means to You." ...more>>

  25. Sir Roger Penrose - World of Escher
    Recreational math is the passion of Sir Roger Penrose, who was recently knighted for his outstanding contributions to mathematics. Penrose is a professor of mathematics at the University of Oxford in England, where he pursues an active interest in recreational ...more>>

  26. Space Time Travel - Ute Kraus and Corvin Zahn (Theoretische Astrophysik Tübingen)
    Black holes and travel at nearly the speed of light: Visualization of the theory of relativity. Online papers, images, movies and paper models. English version of the German site. ...more>>

  27. Special Relativity Theory Made Intuitive - Sylvain Poirier
    A paper. The author describes it: "Presentation of the deep mathematical concepts of Special Relativity theory, written like a philosophical analysis with few formulas, and based on a transfer of the Euclidean geometry tools and intuition to the pseudo-Euclidean ...more>>

  28. Stephen Wolfram
    The creator of Mathematica and one of the first researchers into cellular automata. Site includes a biographical sketch, photos, and a timeline of Wolfram's life; interviews with him; and the full text of many of his books, articles, talks, and patents. ...more>>

  29. The Superstring Theory - Paul Hoiland
    A site that gives a broad background from a mathematical point of view on general relativity, quantum mechanics, supersymmetry, and string theory. It also contains the concepts and math behind a registered modification to M-Theory that is non-perturbative. ...more>>

  30. TestTubeGames - Andy Hall
    Apps, Flash games, and simulations by "an escaped physics grad turned educator.... following his dream to make abstract physics concrete. And draw dinosaurs." Explore special relativity with Velocity Raptor, orbits and chaos with Gravity Sim, particle ...more>>

  31. Twistors -- What Are They? - Fedja Hadrovic
    Notes briefly introducing the basic definitions of twistor theory, which might provide an "elegant formalism for both general relativity and quantum theory. Roger Penrose was first led to the concept of twistors in his investigation of the structure of ...more>>

  32. WebMath: Instant Solutions to Math Problems
    Instant solutions to math problems: look over the various links on the home page until you find a topic that seems to describe the math problem you're working on. Select a link then another and you will be presented with a blank form into which you can ...more>>

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