Consider this the equivalent to those pages in fantasy books dedicated to the map, lineages, spells, languages and other such lore. Here are some links you may find useful if you find yourself enjoying the content but have never played the game.
Ship types and relative sizes:
Video scroll of 3D images of ships
Static image of all ships at once
Maps of Eve online can be found at:
Game Trailers and backstory:
Birth of a capsuleer