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http://astro.physics.sc.edu/selfpacedunits/Unit57.html
An Essay on General Relativity Open in a new browser window
   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.
   http://astro.physics.sc.edu/selfpacedunits/Unit57.html
http://math.ucr.edu/home/baez/physics/Administrivia/rel_booklist.html
Are There Any Good Books on Relativity Theory? Open in a new browser window
   The Physics FAQ's guide to relativity books; by Chris Hillman (with contributions by Nathan Urban). An extensive annotated list of semi-popular books, textbooks and background reading.
   http://math.ucr.edu/home/baez/physics/Administrivia/rel_booklist.html
http://www.damtp.cam.ac.uk/user/gr/public/
Cambridge Relativity Public Home Page Open in a new browser window
   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.
   http://www.damtp.cam.ac.uk/user/gr/public/
http://www.einstein-online.info/en
Einstein Online Open in a new browser window
   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&
   http://www.einstein-online.info/en
http://users.telenet.be/nicvroom/contest.htm
General Relativity Simulation Contest Open in a new browser window
   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.
   http://users.telenet.be/nicvroom/contest.htm
http://arxiv.org/abs/gr-qc/9704043
Gravitational Waves and Black Holes: An Introduction to General Relativity Open in a new browser window
   An introduction by Jan-Willem van Holten (NIKHEF, Amsterdam), based on lectures given at the University of Heidelberg in 1997.
   http://arxiv.org/abs/gr-qc/9704043
http://www.fourmilab.ch/gravitation/
Interactive Experiments in Gravity Open in a new browser window
   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.
   http://www.fourmilab.ch/gravitation/
http://130.15.26.66/servlet/GRDB2.GRDBServlet
Interactive Geometric Database Open in a new browser window
   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).
   http://130.15.26.66/servlet/GRDB2.GRDBServlet
http://www.phys.uu.nl/~thooft/lectures/gr.html
Introduction to General Relativity Open in a new browser window
   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.
   http://www.phys.uu.nl/~thooft/lectures/gr.html
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/einstein/
NOVA Online/Einstein Revealed Open in a new browser window
   Profile of Albert Einstein, with additional teaching resources, Shockwave demonstrations, and animations of relativity concepts.
   http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/einstein/
http://arxiv.org/abs/gr-qc/0202055
Numerical Relativity: Status and Prospects Open in a new browser window
   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.
   http://arxiv.org/abs/gr-qc/0202055
http://www.upscale.utoronto.ca/GeneralInterest/Relativity.html
Physics Bookshelf - Relativity Open in a new browser window
   A collection of articles about relativity
   http://www.upscale.utoronto.ca/GeneralInterest/Relativity.html
http://www.maths.qmw.ac.uk/hyperspace/
QMW Hyperspace Open in a new browser window
   A set of hypertext based services for general relativity research provided by the QMW Relativity group.
   http://www.maths.qmw.ac.uk/hyperspace/
http://nobelprize.org/physics/educational/relativity/
Relativity Open in a new browser window
   Provides information on the history, experiments and paradoxes of relativity.
   http://nobelprize.org/physics/educational/relativity/
http://physics.syr.edu/research/relativity/RELATIVITY.html
Relativity bookmarks Open in a new browser window
   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.
   http://physics.syr.edu/research/relativity/RELATIVITY.html
http://pgostrov.googlepages.com/e2.html
Relativity, Space and Time Open in a new browser window
   Science popularization article on the Theory of Relativity.
   http://pgostrov.googlepages.com/e2.html
http://ads.harvard.edu/books/hsaa/chap10.html
Relativity: List of Important Equations Open in a new browser window
   Page scans from the Handbook of Space Astronomy and Astrophysics giving equations and formulas for special relativity and relativistic cosmology. Includes bibliography.
   http://ads.harvard.edu/books/hsaa/chap10.html
http://www.maths.qmul.ac.uk/~hve/paplist.html
Selected References in Relativistic Cosmology and General Relativity Open in a new browser window
   Extensive list of classic and modern research papers in cosmology and general relativity. Although the author warns that his selection is subjective, the result is a highly useful list of references; for many papers, there are links to online versions on
   http://www.maths.qmul.ac.uk/~hve/paplist.html
http://www.ws5.com/spacetime/
Spacetime - General Relativity, Quantum Gravity, and the Existence of Time Open in a new browser window
   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.
   http://www.ws5.com/spacetime/
http://arxiv.org/abs/gr-qc/0102009
Subtle is the Gravity Open in a new browser window
   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.
   http://arxiv.org/abs/gr-qc/0102009
http://www.phy.syr.edu/courses/modules/LIGHTCONE/
The Light Cone: An Illuminating Introduction to Relativity Open in a new browser window
   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).
   http://www.phy.syr.edu/courses/modules/LIGHTCONE/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/General_relativity_resources
Wikipedia: General Relativity Resources Open in a new browser window
   Annotated list of reading material about general relativity: popular books, textbooks, books on specific topics, web courses, and websites.
   http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/General_relativity_resources
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Introduction_to_general_relativity
Wikipedia: Introduction to General Relativity Open in a new browser window
   Encyclopedia article explaining the basic concepts, observational tests and (astrophysical) applications of general relativity.
   http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Introduction_to_general_relativity

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