Einstein Unifies Space, Time, and Light
Lecture no. 4 from the course: The Theory of Everything: The Quest to Explain All Reality
Taught by Professor Don Lincoln | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course
Trace the reasoning that led Einstein to his special theory of relativity, proposed in 1905. Address common misconceptions about this startling new view of time and space, which led to ideas such as mass-energy equivalence, the impossibility of faster-than-light travel, and the space-time continuum.