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In this course we will seek to “understand Einstein,” especially focusing on the special theory of relativity that Albert Einstein, as a twenty-six year old patent clerk, introduced in his “miracle year” of 1905. Our goal will be to go behind the myth-making and beyond the popularized presentations of relativity in order to gain a deeper understanding of both Einstein the person and the concepts, predictions, and strange paradoxes of his theory. Some of the questions we will address include: How did Einstein come up with his ideas? What was the nature of his genius? What is the meaning of relativity? What’s “special” about the special theory of relativity? Why did the theory initially seem to be dead on arrival? What does it mean to say that time is the “fourth dimension”? Can time actually run more slowly for one person than another, and the size of things change depending on their velocity? Is time travel possible, and if so, how? Why can’t things travel faster than the speed of light? Is it possible to travel to the center of the galaxy and return in one lifetime? Is there any evidence that definitively confirms the theory, or is it mainly speculation? Why didn’t Einstein win the Nobel Prize for the theory of relativity? About the instructor: Dr. Larry Lagerstrom is the Director of Academic Programs at Stanford University’s Center for Professional Development, which offers graduate certificates in subjects such as artificial intelligence, cyber security, data mining, nanotechnology, innovation, and management science. He holds degrees in physics, mathematics, and the history of science, has published a book and a TED Ed video on "Young Einstein: From the Doxerl Affair to the Miracle Year," and has had over 30,000 students worldwide enroll in his online course on the special theory of relativity (this course!)....

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AP
11 de ago. de 2020

It was wonderful experience to know the special theory of relativity from Larry, who has presented the course in very simple way to understand. Thanks a lot to Larry for providing such a good session.

JJ
21 de mar. de 2020

Thanks for helping me understand the Special Theory of Relativity, covered a lot of ground but repeated it so it really could sink in. Like your style and want to thank you for your assistance. Thanks

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por Kavitha K

1 de oct. de 2021

Easy to understand and simple LOVE IT

por Chow K M

19 de dic. de 2020

Enjoyed the easy to understand lecture

por Ashwat J

4 de may. de 2020

Wonderful presentation. Learned a ton!

por Wayne C L

6 de sep. de 2018

It was a lot of fun to learn all this!

por Nathalie V

18 de jun. de 2017

Very interesting, very well explained.

por Fernando A P S

1 de abr. de 2017

Perfectly explained. Love the teacher.

por Angela P M

22 de feb. de 2021

A wonderful course. Congratulations!!

por Mehlam F

15 de jul. de 2020

Great professor and in depth teaching

por PAVITHRA S

20 de jun. de 2020

A fantastic course for science minds

por Omar R O R

17 de abr. de 2020

It is clear, precise, and enjoyable.

por Cuautzin H

11 de jun. de 2020

Excelente curso, muy bien explicado

por Bhavya V

2 de oct. de 2018

Awesome Course worth spending time.

por Santos C

10 de sep. de 2017

This was a great course, thank you!

por Mitank D

25 de may. de 2017

Really this is a fantastic course.

por Igor P

21 de may. de 2017

Very interesting and all is clear.

por Anabela Z

3 de ago. de 2021

A wonderful course and professor!

por XIAOXIA W

22 de ene. de 2021

Great teacher, interesting topic.

por Carlos S

11 de sep. de 2020

Excellent course, vey interesting

por Harish R

16 de jul. de 2020

Very good course! Learned a lot!!

por Ashwin M N

4 de jul. de 2020

perfect course for all physicists

por Apostolos C

12 de nov. de 2016

Excellent, "accessible" lectures.

por Lars O

3 de abr. de 2021

Clear, concise, excellent course

por Ali C g

23 de may. de 2017

it is a great course. Thank you!

por yiyi y

4 de oct. de 2016

Great course, awesome instructor

por Marcel W

9 de mar. de 2018

Great Intro to Einsteins ideas.