Zero to c in 60 minutes: a crash course in relativity
Professor R. Shankar is a John Randolph Huffman Professor of Physics and Applied Physics at Yale and is best known for his research in theoretical condensed matter physics.
He is also an enthusiastic educator; with popular introductory physics videos that have been viewed more than a million times online.
Professor R. Shankar's lecture will offer a gentle introduction to some of the key ideas in relativity and will provide a brief history of past discoveries that set the stage for Einstein's work. It is aimed at the general public and all that is required is an open mind.
The event is free, but please register for tickets in advance.
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