Description
EINSTEIN
** available as of 06/30/2021
This seminar covers Einstein's work in physics and his philosophical entanglements, with topics selected according to the interests of the seminar participants. Suitable topics include the papers of Einstein's annus mirabilis of 1905 (the special theory of relativity, e=mc2, the molecular account of Brownian motion and that light energy came in quanta), his discovery of general relativity and its development into modern cosmology and the theory of gravitational waves; his pursuit of a unified field theory; and his more general pronouncements in philosophy of science
Details
Grading Basis
Grad LG/SNC Basis
Units
3
Offering
Course
HPS 2814
Academic Group
Dietrich Sch Arts and Sciences
Academic Organization
History & Philosophy of Sci
Campus
Pittsburgh Campus