The applet Lorentz transformation
illustrates elementary facts of special theory of relativity.
It allows the discussion of major relativistic effects
such as relativity of simultaneity, time dilatation and length contraction.
Space-time may be considered as a "mathematical space" endowed with a certain
"geometry" (it is called "Minkowski space").
Furthermore, an approach towards the notion of an "invariant" is provided.
The applet is also suitable for being used in physics education.
It is started from the red button in its own window.
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