“Space-time Curvature” Image Resources

(Please note: all video sources will be italicized and in green font)

SPACE-TIME IS CURVED:

  • Curved space with two spheres: http://theconversation.com/rippling-space-time-how-to-catch-einsteins-gravitational-waves-7058
  • Rubbery sheet: http://donaldkellett.github.io/AS-Physics/introduction-ppt/
  • Rubbery sheet with Earth: http://www.science4all.org/article/spacetime-of-general-relativity/
  • Geodesic: http://www.physicsoftheuniverse.com/topics_relativity_curved.html
  • Einstein Equation: http://scienceblogs.com/principles/2011/12/23/the-advent-calendar-of-physics-22/
  • Riemann-Curvature Tensor: http://u2.lege.net/cetinbal/HTMLdosya1/Relativity_Blackholes.htm
  • Einstein Equation: http://scienceblogs.com/principles/2011/12/23/the-advent-calendar-of-physics-22/
  • Hyperbolic funnel video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JZWyAVN970c
  • Geodesic video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D3GVVkPb3OI

PROOF OF CURVATURE:

  • Lensing picture with Earth: http://davidjarvis.ca/dave/gallery/lg/gravitational-lens-01.jpg
  • Black hole space warp: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gravitational_lens
  • Lensed galaxy: http://www.space.com/14481-hubble-photo-brightest-galaxy-gravitational-lens.html
  • Lensed galaxy reconstruction: http://www.space.com/14481-hubble-photo-brightest-galaxy-gravitational-lens.html
  • 4-D Curvature: https://www.quora.com/If-gravity-is-because-of-curvature-of-space-time-what-results-in-the-earths-own-gravitation-force

THE SHAPE OF THE UNIVERSE: 

  • Three shapes: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shape_of_the_universe
  • Rotation Curve: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Galaxy_rotation_curve
  • Faster Acceleration: http://www.sciencealert.com/the-universe-is-expanding-faster-than-the-laws-of-physics-can-explain
  • Dark Matter Galaxy: http://www.space.com/32768-magnifying-glass-reveals-dark-matter-galaxy.html
  • Flat Universe: http://www2.lbl.gov/Science-Articles/Archive/SNAP-3.html
  • Open Universe: http://www2.lbl.gov/Science-Articles/Archive/SNAP-3.html
  • Closed Universe: http://www2.lbl.gov/Science-Articles/Archive/SNAP-3.html
  • “Why is the universe flat” video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MTUsOWtxKKA
  • “Why the universe is flat” with Neil deGrasse Tyson: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i4UpvpHNGpM