Time and Space
Lecture no. 47 from the course: Physics and Our Universe
Taught by Professor Richard Wolfson | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course
Einstein's special theory of relativity upends traditional notions of space and time. Solve the simple formulas that show the reality of time dilation and length contraction. Conclude by examining the twins paradox, discovering why one twin who travels to a star and then returns ages more slowly than the twin back on Earth.