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Silicon Valley Astronomy Lectures: Jeffrey Bennett: 100 Years of Einstein’s Relativity


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2015 marks the 100th anniversary of Einstein’s completion of his General Theory of Relativity, the comprehensive theory of space, time, and gravity. To celebrate this, Silicon Valley Astronomy lectures has invited Dr. Bennett to explain the basic ideas of Einstein’s work (both the special and general theories) in everyday language and shows how Einstein’s remarkable ideas are being confirmed today by astronomical observations. He concludes with four reasons why relativity should matter to everyone.

 

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