During his years working in the Swiss Patent Office, Albert Einstein often imagined what it would be like to ride on beam of light. This thought experiment would come to play a key role in the development of his Special Theory of Relativity, one of the four great works produced during his 1905 Annus Mirabilis. 1,430 more words
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In my last post, I made it a point to say that I would try to keep my blog interesting.
In light of that decision (I didn’t even notice this pun until I already had this entire post typed up, so this one’s not on me), and because the winter makes me long for the sun, I decided to make a two-part post on all things light-related. 424 more words