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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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JJ
21 mars 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

AP
11 août 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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par Wayne C L

6 sept. 2018

It was a lot of fun to learn all this!

par Nathalie V

18 juin 2017

Very interesting, very well explained.

par Fernando A P S

1 avr. 2017

Perfectly explained. Love the teacher.

par Angela P M

22 févr. 2021

A wonderful course. Congratulations!!

par Mehlam F

15 juil. 2020

Great professor and in depth teaching

par Pavithra S

20 juin 2020

A fantastic course for science minds

par Omar R O R

17 avr. 2020

It is clear, precise, and enjoyable.

par Cuautzin A H D

11 juin 2020

Excelente curso, muy bien explicado

par Bhavya V

2 oct. 2018

Awesome Course worth spending time.

par Santos C

10 sept. 2017

This was a great course, thank you!

par Mitank D

25 mai 2017

Really this is a fantastic course.

par Igor P

21 mai 2017

Very interesting and all is clear.

par XIAOXIA W

22 janv. 2021

Great teacher, interesting topic.

par Carlos S

11 sept. 2020

Excellent course, vey interesting

par Harish R

16 juil. 2020

Very good course! Learned a lot!!

par Ashwin N

4 juil. 2020

perfect course for all physicists

par Anabela Z

22 juin 2020

A wonderful course and professor!

par Apostolos C

12 nov. 2016

Excellent, "accessible" lectures.

par Ali C g

23 mai 2017

it is a great course. Thank you!

par yiyi y

4 oct. 2016

Great course, awesome instructor

par Marcel W

9 mars 2018

Great Intro to Einsteins ideas.

par Harold N

27 févr. 2018

Very clear and well presented.

par Hight P

14 oct. 2016

it is really amazing and fun !

par António R

24 janv. 2021

Great course, well explained.

par Sean G

16 janv. 2019

HEAVY STUFF BUT GREAT TEACHER