There is a lot of material on relativity on the Web, not all of it reliable! Here are my favourite links:

Relativity
FAQ

(from the usenet newsgroup sci.physics.relativity)

Mathematical
History of Special Relativity

(on the St Andrews maths archive)

Einstein

(from the AIP history project)

Dave's
Relativity Page

(introduction - Dave Slaven, Morningside
College)

The
Light Cone

(java animations - Rob Salgado, Syracuse University)

Special
Relativity

(movies and more - Andrew Hamilton, Colorado
University)

You can download the lecture notes for my course (2nd Year Physics):

Lecture 1

Lecture 2

Lecture 3

Lecture 4

Lecture 5

Lecture 6

Lecture 7

Lecture 8

Feel free to email me
if you have a specific question concerning my lectures

(but do attempt the problems yourself!)

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Last updated: 5 Feb 2001