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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.


8 de dic. de 2019

Almost anyone can learn about the special theory of relativity from these lectures. I actually can't believe that I studied from a professor who teaches in the USA and in so simple way. I am grateful.

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por Mohammadmehdi Z

16 de jul. de 2017

This Course was amazing

por Ricardo F P F

24 de abr. de 2017

Top, easy to understand

por Carlos O

13 de ene. de 2022

I​ncredible course!!!

por 簡太辰

1 de ene. de 2021

fantastic experience.

por Tim O

1 de feb. de 2020

Brilliantly presented

por Dominika-Olga V

23 de ago. de 2019

Great course! Thanks!

por Daher N

2 de ene. de 2018

genreral and complete

por Ioannis P

12 de abr. de 2022

Outstanding teacher!

por Poliane m a

8 de oct. de 2020

Thank you very much.

por Andres G

10 de dic. de 2017

Excelent, very clear

por abhijit c

17 de feb. de 2017

I loved this course.

por Donghyun K

5 de nov. de 2020

Very well explained

por Jeffrey H

23 de jul. de 2017

Outstanding course!

por denis l

13 de nov. de 2016

Really appreciated!

por Garcia H

25 de mar. de 2022

Excelente curso!!!

por Belkacem E

24 de oct. de 2020

Fantastic journey!

por Рогалев А В

29 de abr. de 2018

Very interesting !

por Daniel M P

3 de nov. de 2017

Amazing experience

por Minh N

18 de ago. de 2017

One word: awesome!


17 de jul. de 2022

very good course!

por Rauhit K

9 de sep. de 2021

Truly insightful.

por Larry A A

2 de mar. de 2021

Excellent lecture

por Dan F

1 de feb. de 2021

Great course!!!!!

por Veena R

8 de oct. de 2020

Excellent course.

por Tejas p

19 de sep. de 2020

Incredible course