The Theoretical Minimum III: Special Relativity & Electrodynamics

Course Description

In 1905, while only twenty-six years old, Albert Einstein published "On the Electrodynamics of Moving Bodies" and effectively extended classical laws of relativity to all laws of physics, even electrodynamics. In this course, we will take a close look at the special theory of relativity and also at classical field theory. Concepts addressed here will include four-dimensional space-time, electromagnetic fields, and Maxwell's equations.

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The Theoretical Minimum III: Special Relativity & Electrodynamics
Albert Einstein circa 1905.
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