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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (31 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
  • Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : The Great Courses, 2000.

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General Note:
Title from title frames.
Film
In Process Record.
Participant or Performer Note:
Richard Wolfson
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Originally produced by The Great Courses in 2000.
Summary, etc.:
In 1905 a young Swiss patent clerk named Albert Einstein resolved the crisis that flowed from the Michelson-Morley result. When Einstein discarded the ether concept and asserted that the principle of relativity holds for all of physics, mechanics as well as electromagnetism, he was making a simple claim with almost unimaginably profound implications.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Language Note:
In English
Subject: Physics.
Genre: Education films.

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