Jason Shilling Kendall: Citizen Astronomer

William Paterson University
Amateur Astronomers Association of New York
Hunter College

Introductory Astronomy Lecture Series
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Astronomy Lesson 20: The Great Relativistic Conundrum

Once upon a time, there was classical physics. It had Galilean Relativity, Newtonian Mechanics and Maxwell's Laws of Electromagnetism. But, these three things, while wildly successful, did not fit together at all. Let's see why.

William Paterson University Department of Physics American Astronomical Society Amateur Astronomers Association of New York Astronomical Society of the Pacific