Description
EINSTEIN 1905
1905 was the year for Einstein the patent examiner. In papers in Annalen der Physik, he proposed the special theory of relativity, e=mc2, the molecular account of Brownian motion and that light energy came in quanta. In preparation for the centenary of 1905, we will study these papers which laid the foundations of modern physics.
Details
Grading Basis
Grad LG/SNC Basis
Units
3
Component
Seminar - Required
Offering
Course
HPS 2590
Academic Group
Dietrich Sch Arts and Sciences
Academic Organization
History & Philosophy of Sci
Campus
Pittsburgh Campus
Typically Offered
Fall