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Columbia University

Space, Time and Einstein

Columbia University via World Science U

Overview

Join a visual and conceptual introduction to Einstein's spectacular insights into space, time and energy. For a mathematical introduction to Special Relativity check out Special Relativity.

Syllabus

  1. Scale
  2. Speed
  3. The Speed of Light
  4. Relativity of Simultaneity
  5. Time in Motion
  6. How Fast Does Time Slow?
  7. Time Dilation: Experimental Evidence
  8. The Reality of Past, Present, and Future
  9. Time Dilation: Intuitive Explanation
  10. Motion’s Effect on Space
  11. The Pole in the Barn Paradox
  12. The Twin Paradox
  13. Implications for Mass: Intuitive Explanation
  14. Space, Time and Einstein—Course Recap

Taught by

Brian Greene

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