Herzberg Memorial Public Lecture - Miguel Alcubierre, National Univ. of Mexico / Conférence commémorative publique Herzberg - Miguel Alcubierre, National Univ. of Mexico
- Robert Fedosejevs (University of Alberta)
Prof. Miguel Alcubierre (National University of Mexico)
Plenary Speaker / Conférencier plénier
In this talk I will give a short introduction to some of the basic concepts of Einstein’s special theory of relativity, which is at the basis of all of modern physics. In particular, I will concentrate on the concept of causality, and why causality implies that nothing can travel faster than the speed of light in vacuum. I will later discuss some of the basic ideas behind Einstein’s other...