Maths and Physics Group
The MATHS and PHYSICS GROUP and meets on the 2nd Wednesday Monthly in the Lower Classroom at Holy Trinity Parish Centre from 9.30 am until 10.45 am. New Members are very welcome.
Please contact Group Leader Phil Stacey or Group Liaison Peter Scaife for further information. Their contact details are in the Newsletter.
"Einstein's classic 1905 papers on Special Relativity."
In two famous papers in 1905 Einstein, starting from the simplest ideas concerning the synchronisation of clocks, created practically the whole theory of special relativity and achieved one of the biggest advances in physics since Newton. These papers, with no diagrams, no references, and requiring for the most part no mathematics beyond school level, are remarkably fresh and readable. This talk presents the theory closely following Einstein’s own exposition and includes some of the historical context before and after Einstein’s discovery.
Other topics I have pencilled in for future meeting include…
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