Einstein's Relativity and the Quantum Revolution - Modern Physics for Non-Scientists, 2nd Edition

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Einstein's Relativity and the Quantum Revolution
Modern Physics for Non-Scientists, 2nd Edition

2000

Relativity and quantum physics touch the very basis of physical reality, altering our commonsense notions of space and time, cause and effect. Both have reputations for complexity. But the basic ideas behind relativity and...

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Richard Wolfson

In This Series

Time Travel, Tunneling, Tennis, and Tea
Episode 1
Time Travel, Tunneling, Tennis, and Tea
Heaven and Earth, Place and Motion
Episode 2
Heaven and Earth, Place and Motion
The Clockwork Universe
Episode 3
The Clockwork Universe
Let There Be Light!
Episode 4
Let There Be Light!
Speed is Relative to What?
Episode 5
Speed is Relative to What?
Earth and the Ether - A Crisis in Physics
Episode 6
Earth and the Ether - A Crisis in Physics
Einstein to the Rescue
Episode 7
Einstein to the Rescue
Uncommon Sense - Stretching Time
Episode 8
Uncommon Sense - Stretching Time
Muons and Time-Traveling Twins
Episode 9
Muons and Time-Traveling Twins
Escaping Contradiction - Simultaneity Is Relative
Episode 10
Escaping Contradiction - Simultaneity Is Relative
Faster than Light? Past, Future, and Elsewhere
Episode 11
Faster than Light? Past, Future, and Elsewhere
What about E=mc² and Is Everything Relative?
Episode 12
What about E=mc² and Is Everything Relative?
A Problem of Gravity
Episode 13
A Problem of Gravity
Curved Spacetime
Episode 14
Curved Spacetime
Black Holes
Episode 15
Black Holes
Into the Heart of Matter
Episode 16
Into the Heart of Matter
Enter the Quantum
Episode 17
Enter the Quantum
Wave or Particle?
Episode 18
Wave or Particle?
Quantum Uncertainty - Farewell to Determinism
Episode 19
Quantum Uncertainty - Farewell to Determinism
Particle or Wave?
Episode 20
Particle or Wave?
Quantum Weirdness and Schrödinger's Cat
Episode 21
Quantum Weirdness and Schrödinger's Cat
The Particle Zoo
Episode 22
The Particle Zoo
Cosmic Connections
Episode 23
Cosmic Connections
Toward a Theory of Everything
Episode 24
Toward a Theory of Everything