This is the final lesson of the 2012 summer school, describing cosmology, either with or without the math. Come back each Friday through July and August in 2013 to join us for our next summer school series: The Scientific Method.
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Summer School 2012.8: Black Holes and Worm Holes
Summer School 2012.7: Gravity
Summer School 2012.6: Electricity and Magnetism
Summer School 2012.5: Energy and Momentum
Final call to vote for Summer School 2013
The voting for the 2013 Summer School topic will close on Saturday, and the winning topic will be announced in the final lesson of Summer School 2012. If you haven’t already voted, please do so very soon.
Summer School 2012.4: Fun with Paradoxes
Equipped with the Minkowski diagrams of the previous lesson, we can now explore some logical implications that are frequently labelled paradoxes. This lesson reveals that these are not true paradoxes, but are instead complex and counterintuitive logical consequences of the theory. As usual, it is up to the reader to decide whether to continue with or without the math.
Summer School 2012.3: Space and Time
Summer School 2012.2: The Revelations of Einstein
Our second summer school lesson is ready. Thanks to last week’s lesson, we understand why the theory was needed. This week, we examine what the earliest version of the theory looks like, either with or without the math.
Summer School 2012.1: The Need for Relativity
This year’s summer school is a slightly different format than usual. In 2010, we covered quantum mechanics without the math. In 2011, we covered assessment theory with the math. In 2012, we cover Einstein’s relativity. More details and download links follow below.
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