Science In The 20th Century: An Intellectual Survey (Video Course)
DVDrip | avi | ~ 5.82 Gb | Xvid 448 x 320 | MPEG3 48000Hz stereo 128Kbps | 36 Lectures x 30 min
The Teaching Co | Guide (pdf) | Taught by: Steven L. Goldman, Ph.D., Boston University
As the 19th century drew to a close, the age-old quest to understand the physical world appeared to be complete except for a few minor details. "It seems probable that most of the grand underlying principles have been firmly established," said Albert Michelson, the first American scientist to win a Nobel Prize. But when Michelson made that prediction, he never dreamed that one of the "details"—his own curious discovery that the speed of light is constant no matter how fast an observer is moving—would soon be explained by a revolutionary theory that redefined the very concepts of space, time, matter, and energy.