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View Resource Gravity Probe B: Testing Einstein's Universe

Gravity Probe B is the relativity gyroscope experiment being developed by NASA and Stanford University to test two extraordinary, unverified predictions of Albert Einstein's general theory of relativity. The experiment will use changes in the direction of spin of four gyroscopes contained in an Earth satellite to measure how space and time are warped by the presence of the Earth, and, more...

View Resource Spacetime Wrinkles

This site, created by Michael Norman of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, offers information about Einstein and ideas that relate to his discoveries. Several topics that are touched on include: relativity, black holes, how black holes can be detected, and how the future may be affected by his ideas. There are several movies, pictures, and animations in this site. The page also...

View Resource Albert Einstein Online

Created by Steven Morgan Friedman of his site Westegg.com, this site offers a collection of papers and resources on Albert Einstein, his published papers, studies, and personal information. The page is nothing more than just links to external websites, but it is still quite useful for this reason. Structured in this fashion: overviews, moments, writings, quotes, pictures, miscellaneous,...

View Resource Biography of Einstein

A short biography of Albert Einstein as part of the citation and record of his Nobel Prize. This page also includes links to his Nobel Lecture, the presentation of his prize, and other resources. This is part of a site maintained by the Nobel Foundation for all Nobel Prizes. The site also provides links to other Nobel Prize winners in fields such as chemistry, medicine, literature and economics....

View Resource The Equivalence Principle: True or False?

This site discusses the equivalence principle, which states that an acceleration effect (inertia) and a gravitational one (attraction between two gravitational masses) are equivalent. The site demonstrates an experiment that demonstrates its validity. Galileo and Einstein's contributions to the principle are also discussed.

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