Essays Tagged: "Special relativity"

Albert Einstein

rt (1879-1955), German-born American physicist and Nobel laureate, best known as the creator of the special and general theories of relativity and for his bold hypothesis concerning the particle natur ... dels for light. Again, very few physicists understood or were sympathetic to these ideas.Einstein's Special Theory of RelativityEinstein's third major paper in 1905, 'On the Electrodynamics of Moving ...

(8 pages) 107 2 4.4 Feb/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Albert Einstein: One of the Smartest People to Live

he quantum nature of electromagnetic radiation as demonstrated by the photoelectric effect, and the special theory of relativity (Discovering Science).The first paper of the series, "On the Movement o ... utive 1905 papers by Einstein, almost certainly the one for which he became best known, details his special theory of relativity. In essence, "On the Electrodynamics of Moving BodiesÓ discuss t ...

(7 pages) 66 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Albert Einstein: One of the Smartest People to Live

he quantum nature of electromagnetic radiation as demonstrated by the photoelectric effect, and the special theory of relativity (Discovering Science).The first paper of the series, "On the Movement o ... utive 1905 papers by Einstein, almost certainly the one for which he became best known, details his special theory of relativity. In essence, "On the Electrodynamics of Moving BodiesÓ discuss t ...

(7 pages) 48 0 3.9 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

PHYSICS- THE AETHER. Everything you need to know about the mysterious Aether, Michelson-Morley's experient and Einstein's genius answer.

the way for a whole new way of thinking that was to be proposed by Albert Einstein in his Theory of Special Relativity.Various modifications of the aether theory were offered over the following years. ... t waves. In 1905, almost twenty years after the Michelson-Morley experiments, Einstein proposed the special theory of relativity, in which the aether model, now disproved, was not needed. What Einstei ...

(6 pages) 31 0 3.5 Jan/2005

Subjects: Science Essays

Albert Einstein: The man of the Century. Breif biography of Albert Einstein, then a sumarization of his main points of work. The Theory of Reletivity, General Theory of Reletivity,and the paradoxes.

nd hard to understand of all time. The Theory of Relativity consisted of two parts. The first part, Special Relativity (SR), was published in 1905. The second part, General Relativity, was published 1 ... he same event will be different. However, one measurement isn't more correct than the other. Special Relativity has to deal with time, distance, mass, and energy. The main aspect of this theory ...

(11 pages) 85 1 4.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Albert Einstein

the start of his scientific work, Einstein realized the inadequacies of Newtonian mechanics and his special theory of relativity stemmed from an attempt to reconcile the laws of mechanics with the law ... ry of light.In his early days in Berlin, Einstein postulated that the correct interpretation of the special theory of relativity must also furnish a theory of gravitation and in 1916 he published his ...

(3 pages) 33 0 3.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Nuclear Energy.

omplete form, Einstein showed that at relativistic speeds we cannot use k=(0.5)mv2 .* Remember from special relativity, that as speed increases, mass increases!* ie. Work is done on a body: K increase ...

(1 pages) 30 0 4.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Albert Einstein.

d turned him down (AMNH).Einstein came up with many other theories and laws including the Theory of Special Relativity, electromagnetism, galvanizing effect, and photoelectric effect. Although he was ...

(4 pages) 77 0 4.8 Nov/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Was Einstein right?

motion, mass and energy, and in 1915 he postulated a new conception of gravity. His 1905 papers on special relativity were just a part of his remarkable "miracle year," whose 100th anniversary physic ... tury.That proposition may be debatable, but what is certain is that relativity has changed physics. Special relativity underlies everything we understand about light, atoms, nuclei and quarks, and is ...

(8 pages) 39 0 3.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

General Relativity: We Can Believe It, but Never Absolutely

y is worth to believe, but it is not perfect since science is never absolute. In this paper, as the special relativity is a special case of general relativity, the term “relativity” below on ...

(9 pages) 53 0 4.8 Apr/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Black Holes

loped the theory of gravity called General Relativity. Einstein's earlier theory of time and space, Special Relativity, proposed that distance and time are not absolute. General Relativity proposed th ...

(2 pages) 546 0 0.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Albert Einstein: A Biography

ne of the most popular and complex theories known. The Theory of Relativity consisted of two parts. Special Relativity (SR), published in 1905 and General Relativity published 11 years later in 1916.B ... ements of the same event will be different. However, both of these measurements are equally correct.Special Relativity has to deal with time, distance, mass, and energy. Einstein's fourth paper publis ...

(10 pages) 18 0 3.7 Apr/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies