Department of Physics, University of Toronto

Prof. Kimberly Strong

- Time travel
- The relativity of space - length contraction
- The relativity of mass

Note: These slides do not include all material presented in class - additional material was presented on the blackboard and in demonstrations.

Today's demonstrations: none.

Today's animations - try these at home:

- Animation of the Twin "Paradox": http://math.ucr.edu/~jdp/Relativity/TwinParadox.html
- Length contraction: http://www.physicsclassroom.com/mmedia/specrel/lc.cfm
- Derivation of length contraction using muons: http://www.upscale.utoronto.ca/PVB/Harrison/SpecRel/Flash/LengthContract.html
- Online tutorial showing time dilation and length contraction: http://physics.ucsc.edu/~snof/Tutorial/index.html

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