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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 juin 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 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 Рогалев А В

29 avr. 2018

Very interesting !

par Daniel M P

3 nov. 2017

Amazing experience

par Nguyen M

18 août 2017

One word: awesome!

par Dan F

1 févr. 2021

Great course!!!!!

par Veena R

8 oct. 2020

Excellent course.

par Tejas p

19 sept. 2020

Incredible course

par Federica L M

26 juin 2020


par Justin H

16 juin 2020

Very interesting.

par Walid H

27 févr. 2018

Excellent course.

par Per-Erik R

6 sept. 2017

Fantastic teacher

par Hamna B

6 août 2017

Excellent course!

par Sriram R

27 août 2018

very nice course

par Luis W

31 mai 2018

Very interesting

par Victoria L

13 oct. 2017

Superb teaching.

par Santiago C P

17 juil. 2017

Excellent course

par Fábio B V d O

2 mars 2017

Excelent course!

par Aditya U

5 janv. 2017

Amazing course!!

par Michael B

29 déc. 2016

Fantastic course

par Daniel

5 oct. 2020

Simply amazing.

par Baha A

29 juil. 2017

Simply awesome!

par Stephen w

4 mai 2018

Very educated

par Aman N

13 oct. 2017

best course👌

par Suman S

21 mai 2017

Great Course!

par Andrey K

2 avr. 2017

Great course!

par ANG Y K C

22 juin 2020