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Relativator [blog entry from 2006]

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    This old blog entry is being reposted here for archival purposes
    because the blog system is being removed.

    (Posted Feb10-06 at 10:39 PM by robphy).

    The Dec 2005/Jan 2006 issue of Fermilab/SLAC's publication Symmetry has a story "Artifact: Relativator", "A circular slide-rule [which] allowed enthusiasts to perform calculations of Einstein's special relativity in a pre-calculator era."


    There's probably enough detail to make your own, say, as a set of Postscript or SVG pages... or maybe as a Java applet!

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