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Lecture 12 -  Introduction to Relativity

Lecture 12 - Introduction to Relativity

This video was recorded at YALE PHYS 200 - Fundamentals of Physics with Professor Ramamurti Shankar. 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. Reading assignment: Relativity Notes: Shankar, 2006 [PDF] Resources: Problem Set 7 [PDF] Problem Set 7 Solutions [PDF] Relativity Notes: Crib Sheet [PDF]

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