Special Relativity

- What is the special theory of relativity?

General Relativity

- What is the general theory of relativity?
- According to general relativity, what causes gravitational forces?
- According to general relativity, what causes spacetime to be curved?
- According to Einstein's theory, what effect does the curvature of spacetime have?
- Is light attracted by gravity?
- What evidence do we have that light is attracted by gravity?
- What is a singularity?
- What are gravitational waves?
- Have gravitational waves been detected?

page by luca bombelli <bombelli at olemiss.edu>, modified 29 sep 2012