Frontiers Lecture: What is Relativity and Why Should You Care?

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The year 2015 marks the 100th anniversary of Einstein’s publication of his general theory of relativity—a theory almost everyone has heard of, but few truly understand. In this podcast, astrophysicist and educator Jeffrey Bennett introduces the basic tenets of Einstein's theory, and underscores its importance to our modern understanding of the universe.

This lecture took place at the Museum on September 21, 2015.

 

 

Podcast: Download | RSS | iTunes (1 hour and 8 minutes, 65 MB)

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