Time and Relativity
Lecture no. 17 from the course: Mysteries of Modern Physics: Time
Taught by Professor Sean Carroll | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course
According to Einstein’s special theory of relativity, there is no such thing as a moment in time spread throughout the universe. Instead, time is one of four dimensions in spacetime. Learn how this “relative” view of time is usefully diagramed with light cones, representing the past and future.