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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!)....



Aug 12, 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.


Dec 09, 2019

Almost anyone can learn about the special theory of relativity from these lectures. I actually can't believe that I studied from a professor who teaches in the USA and in so simple way. I am grateful.


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by denis l

Nov 13, 2016

Really appreciated!

by Рогалев А В

Apr 29, 2018

Very interesting !

by Daniel M P

Nov 03, 2017

Amazing experience

by Nguyen M

Aug 19, 2017

One word: awesome!

by Tejas p

Sep 19, 2020

Incredible course

by Federica L M

Jun 26, 2020


by Justin H

Jun 16, 2020

Very interesting.

by Walid H

Feb 27, 2018

Excellent course.

by Per-Erik R

Sep 06, 2017

Fantastic teacher

by Hamna B

Aug 06, 2017

Excellent course!

by Sriram R

Aug 27, 2018

very nice course

by Luis W

May 31, 2018

Very interesting

by Victoria L

Oct 13, 2017

Superb teaching.

by Santiago C P

Jul 17, 2017

Excellent course

by Fábio B V d O

Mar 02, 2017

Excelent course!

by Aditya U

Jan 05, 2017

Amazing course!!

by Michael B

Dec 29, 2016

Fantastic course

by Baha A

Jul 30, 2017

Simply awesome!

by Stephen w

May 04, 2018

Very educated

by Aman N

Oct 13, 2017

best course👌

by Suman S

May 21, 2017

Great Course!

by Andrey K

Apr 03, 2017

Great course!

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by Garth E

Mar 21, 2019

Great couse!