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Teaching Special Relativity: Minkowski trumps Einstein Richard Conn Henry
 

Summary: Teaching Special Relativity: Minkowski trumps Einstein
Richard Conn Henry
The Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, Maryland
henry@jhu.edu
http://henry.pha.jhu.edu/henryMinkowskiPoster.pdf
EXTENDED ABSTRACT
2008 February 02. On behalf of the Program Committee of the Third International Conference on the Nature and Ontology of Spacetime
to be held on June 13-15, 2008 in Montreal I would like to inform you that your proposed paper has been accepted for poster presentation.
Like in the other conferences the Program Committee cannot send referees reports, but in the biennial spacetime conferences all effort
has been made to make the reviewing process as objective as possible - each extended abstract has been independently reviewed by six or in case of discrepancies by seven reviewers.
This work was supported by
Maryland Space Grant Consortium
Teaching Special Relativity: Minkowski trumps Einstein
Richard Conn Henry
Henry A. Rowland Department of Physics and Astronomy
The Johns Hopkins University
Students find physics difficult---I am thinking of first-year undergraduate
university physics majors. I found it difficult myself, and it took me almost
40 years of teaching physics to fully understand the reasons for the perceived

  

Source: Henry, Richard C.- Department of Physics and Astronomy, Johns Hopkins University

 

Collections: Physics