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EINSTEIN
Subtle is the Lord…
Einstein’s Miraculous Year Five Papers that Changed the Face of Physics
Albert Einstein, Beitrag für sein Lebensbild
Annus Mirabilis
Parents Hermann and Pauline (nee Koch)
Birth Certificate
Einstein at age 4
Albert and Maja
Early student
“I had experienced a miracle” autobiography 1949
Gymnasium years ages 9-15
Religious training
Matura exam 1896 (max of 6)
ETH years
Final grades at the ETH in 1900
1901 declaration as a high school teacher
Events
Albert and Mileva
Albert and Mileva’s family
PowerPoint Presentation
Einstein in 1905
1905 The Year of Wonder
1905 papers
Citations (August, 2005)
Title of paper 1
Planck solves Kirchhoff’s challenge
Classical regime, low frequencies
Einstein’s quantum hypothesis
Paper contents
Nobel Prize
Misgivings about the photon
Thesis and paper titles
Einstein’s plan of attack
Results for sugar solutions
(Not) Knowing the literature
Relativity
Relative motion
Galilean Invariance
Relative velocity
Differential transformations
Lorentz Transformations
Antecedents
Pauli’s history
Slide 45
Velocity addition (subtraction)
Speed of light, c
Slide 48
Minkowski’s four dimensional space-time
4-momentum
Rest mass energy
Energy equivalent of 1 kilogram
Photon momentum
“Cosmic Religious Sense”
Slide 55
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Slide 60
Degrees of Intellectual Experience
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Author:
Ron Fox