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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 Federica L M

26 de jun. de 2020


por Justin H

16 de jun. de 2020

Very interesting.

por Walid H

27 de feb. de 2018

Excellent course.

por Per-Erik R

6 de sep. de 2017

Fantastic teacher

por Abdur R B

6 de ago. de 2017

Excellent course!

por SIVA H

11 de jul. de 2021

Wonderful course

por sriram r

27 de ago. de 2018

very nice course

por Luis W

31 de may. de 2018

Very interesting

por Victoria L

13 de oct. de 2017

Superb teaching.

por Santiago C P

17 de jul. de 2017

Excellent course

por Fábio B V d O

2 de mar. de 2017

Excelent course!

por Aditya U

5 de ene. de 2017

Amazing course!!

por Michael B

29 de dic. de 2016

Fantastic course


9 de sep. de 2021

Very helpful 👍

por Daniel

5 de oct. de 2020

Simply amazing.

por Baha A

29 de jul. de 2017

Simply awesome!


5 de ago. de 2021


por Thomas A

27 de jul. de 2021

​Great course

por Stephen w

4 de may. de 2018

Very educated

por Aman N

13 de oct. de 2017

best course👌

por Suman S

21 de may. de 2017

Great Course!

por Andrey K

2 de abr. de 2017

Great course!

por Paul L

29 de ene. de 2022


por Rakesh K j

29 de sep. de 2021

great course

por ANG Y K C

22 de jun. de 2020