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In 1905, while only twenty-six years old, Albert Einstein published "On the Electrodynamics of Moving Bodies" and effectively extended classical laws of relativity to all laws of physics, even electrodynamics. In this course, we will take a close look at the special theory of relativity and also at classical field theory.

Topics covered

Special Relativity,
Electromagnetic Fields,
Maxwell's Equations,
Spacetime,
Field Theory,
Lorentz Transformation
Course level

Advanced Undergraduate

Course material

10 lecture videos

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