When and why space and time became space-time
By: Michael Prather - 660563
Anyone who’s ever dabbled in physics is familiar with Albert Einstein’s Theory of General Relativity . This famous theory describes gravity as the effect of massive objects on the geometry of space, saying that the space around a massive body is distorted in the...
When and why space and time became space-time
By: Dr. Bryan Katz
Today, the term ‘space-time matrix’ is well known to scientists and laypeople alike. Until the early 20th century, however, almost everyone held the classical view that space and time are two absolute, independent entities. In 1915, Einstein’s general theory of relativity transformed that...
By: Michael Prather - 660563
When asked to list the individuals they believe have had the greatest impact on modern science, most people will undoubtedly list Albert Einstein. He was, without a doubt, one of the most profound thinkers of the 20th century. "Time" magazine even bestowed upon him the...

 

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