Chevron Left
Understanding Einstein: The Special Theory of Relativity に戻る

スタンフォード大学(Stanford University) による Understanding Einstein: The Special Theory of Relativity の受講者のレビューおよびフィードバック

4.9
1,489件の評価
463件のレビュー

コースについて

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!)....

人気のレビュー

BH

Jun 23, 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.

OP

Aug 15, 2019

Hats off to the professor for being able to explain such mind-boggling concepts about the very nature of existence in an entertaining and intuitive way. One of my favorite courses on Coursera by far!

フィルター:

Understanding Einstein: The Special Theory of Relativity: 26 - 50 / 454 レビュー

by Krassimir K

Apr 02, 2019

by Guillaume B

Mar 08, 2019

by Zhiyang H

Dec 22, 2018

by Harjit B

Jan 08, 2019

by Adina H

Feb 04, 2019

by Brett W

Jan 21, 2019

by Dr. M U

Feb 26, 2019

by Jasper V

Jul 12, 2018

by oscar A

Sep 09, 2018

by Som D

Sep 09, 2018

by Rasith T T

Sep 11, 2018

by Sriram R

Aug 27, 2018

by Jeffrey G P

Aug 26, 2018

by Kantaphat P

Aug 28, 2018

by Roger P

Aug 16, 2018

by Paul V

Aug 31, 2018

by Matthew F

Aug 16, 2018

by Anay M

Sep 02, 2018

by Mohana A

Oct 07, 2018

by Rajeev R

Oct 16, 2018

by PUNEET

Oct 17, 2018

by Quincy G

Oct 09, 2018

by Kaustubh R G

Oct 21, 2018

by Anna O

Oct 11, 2018

by Chan H Y

Nov 01, 2018