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Why Don't We Have Space Elevators?

What is a space elevator and what are the problems we need to overcome to build one.

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What's a space elevator?

A page on space elevators and how they could spark a revolution in space travel.

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The elevator, the rocket, and gravity: the equivalence principle

An explanation of the equivalence principle and how it's applied to being in an elevator or a rocket and how it affects our understanding of gravity.

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Falling: How To Meet Einstein In An Elevator

A great insight into general relativity using the changing accelerations of lifts.

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How a plane is controlled

A series of simple experiments showing how a plane's direction is controlled with rudders, ailerons and elevators.

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Einstein's Relativity - Curved spacetime

A page with good diagrams taking you through the thought processes behind Einstein's theory of relativity by thinking about elevators and rockets.

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