The Strange and Beautiful History of Light

Part of the TR Grand Rounds Series - Jeremy Nathans, MD, PhD explains the theoretical foundation of special relativity and its origin in the experimental determination of the speed of light. Dr. Nathans also describes Einstein’s logical progression from two basic postulates to a series of radical conclusions that upended the previously unquestioned understanding of space, time and mass.


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Jeremy Nathans, MD, PhD

Jeremy Nathans, MD, PhD

Professor of Molecular Biology and Genetics

Dr. Jeremy Nathans is a professor of molecular biology and genetics, neuroscience and ophthalmology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. His research focuses on molecular mechanisms of visual system development, function, ...

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