Relativity: The Strange Nature of Space and Time

The Big Bang stage
18. 7. 2019 19:00 - 19:45

 

For many people, Einstein is the first name to come to one's mind when the modern physics is mentioned. It’s likely you’ve already heard of his special relativity, but what’s the meaning behind its postulates? Does it have any relevance for our everyday life? Can we really slow down ageing and shorten distances?  Is there any way to use it for our benefit? In this talk you will come to realise (with the help of little mental gymnastics) that the basic principles can be summarised in few minutes, and you don’t have to be a mad scientist to grasp it.