Who is this class for: This course is open to anyone willing to put in some time and effort to understand Einstein and his special theory of relativity. Although it will help you to have a basic understanding of algebra, much of the analysis is qualitative or only semi-quantitative. In addition, a math review video lecture is provided at the beginning of the course.


Created by:  Stanford University

LevelBeginner
Commitment8 weeks of study, 5-10 hours per week
Language
English
How To PassPass all graded assignments to complete the course.
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Rated 4.8 out of 5 of 390 ratings

Absolutely loved this course! I highly recommend it for everyone who is interested in physics

Excellent course with an excellent teacher!

Very well put together course, recommended to everyone who want to understand the basic relativistic concepts. Thank you professor L. R. Lagerstrom for doing such a wonderful job.

Great course!

Thanks to Professor Lagerstrom for his patient and clear way of teaching and explaining things. Looking forward for a course on General Theory of Relativity tought buy him.