PHYS 200 - Lecture 12 - Introduction to Relativity

Lecture 12 - Introduction to Relativity

Overview

This is the first of a series of lectures on relativity. The lecture begins with a historical overview and goes into problems that aim to describe a single event as seen by two independent observers. Maxwell's theory, as well as the Galilean and Lorentz transformations are also discussed.

Resources

Assignment

Relativity Notes: Shankar, 2006

 

 


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