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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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22 de jun. de 2017

This course is very comprehensive and well prepared material for understanding the Special Theory of Relativity. Larry (the instructor) is very expert and has broad knowledge in explaining the course.


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.

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por José L C

12 de ene. de 2021

The teaches explains clearly all the concepts

por Mohammad E

5 de jun. de 2019

Understand the marvelous structure of reality

por Radhika T

15 de jun. de 2017

Beautifully explained and extremely engaging!

por Vika M

24 de ago. de 2020

It was an amazing course.It was very helpful

por Eva G

23 de ene. de 2020

Clear and complete. Very good for beginners.

por Jason M

24 de jun. de 2019

absolultely brilliantly taught course - wow!

por Saurav B

11 de jun. de 2017


por Joaquín C M

17 de ene. de 2017

Amazing concepts and very interesting course

por Thomas W

8 de jun. de 2018

I enjoyed the focused detail of the course.

por Fabio B

26 de jun. de 2017

Excellent course with an excellent teacher!

por Chayon G

28 de jun. de 2020

Good course indeed. Thanks Mr. Lagerstorm.

por Nyam-Ochir B

29 de nov. de 2016

One of the courses that i have taken ever!

por Hatef M A

9 de ago. de 2021

Absolutely joyful to complete this course

por Rob A

18 de jul. de 2020

Exceptionally well organized, very clear.

por Michael W

13 de feb. de 2020

A very enjoyable course very well taught!


1 de abr. de 2019

Great..... Learn many new things here....


29 de abr. de 2017

quite enlightening! Great job Mr. Randles

por Alan F

29 de may. de 2019

Best Physics for Poets I have ever seen.

por Alex R

24 de ago. de 2018

Excellent course. I enjoyed it immensely

por Anil C

13 de sep. de 2017



por mahatheswaran

7 de jul. de 2017

Awesome course learnt a lot from my Guru


10 de feb. de 2021

El mejor profesor que tuve . Un genio !

por Tamang

23 de nov. de 2020

i like how he has simplified the things

por Luke M

15 de jul. de 2020

My first coursera course, I enjoyed it.

por Christopher D

30 de ago. de 2017

Amazing, anyone should take that course