Aug 11, 2020
It was wonderful experience to know the special theory of relativity from Larry, who has presented the course in very simple way to understand. Thanks a lot to Larry for providing such a good session.
Dec 8, 2019
Almost anyone can learn about the special theory of relativity from these lectures. I actually can't believe that I studied from a professor who teaches in the USA and in so simple way. I am grateful.
创建者 Deleted A•
Dec 18, 2017
The content is really good. The quality of the content is excellent. The instructor's pedagogical skills are excellent as well.
The only criticism I have is with the length of the videos. I feel they could be shortened. Other than that, one of the best introductory courses for Special Relativity.
创建者 Mitchell D•
Oct 12, 2020
I think very highly of the course, and the professor, with one quibble: The professor had some difficulty talking in full sentences, which I found frustrating and annoying. Nonetheless, I enjoyed the experience, and believe that my understanding of Einstein's theories is certainly improved.
创建者 Mahesh U•
Feb 21, 2017
Not much of mathematical inclination. But the Prof. is really of high standard and he makes sure that you understand everything by the end of any topic as he will run by each topic more than once. Its an introductory course but induces a great amount of interest to learn more!
创建者 Anthony B•
Mar 24, 2017
Very good introductory course, clear and well designed, with a nice emphasis on the key concepts of the special theory of relativity. The mathematical background required is very light, hence the quantitative analysis of various examples and situations is limited.
创建者 Felix M•
Apr 25, 2020
A brilliant course. I got everything I wanted to out of it by the end, but one thing I would say is that it started off a little slow, particularly in weeks 2 and 3. All things considered, a great way to build a better understanding of special relativity.
创建者 Jerry W M•
Mar 1, 2022
The course was interesting but I dis not know I had to pay $49 to obtain a certificate of completion. I pay $50 a month to take courses on Coursera I was unaware I had to pay an additional $49 for this course. Hence the 4 start rating instead of 5.
创建者 Ahmad S M•
May 7, 2020
one of the best courses that I have taken so far from Coursera (and I took a lot). Easy, step by step mathematically, engaging in particular in discussion forums, Definitely recommended to anyone who has the least interest in theoretical physics!
创建者 Ilan M•
Sep 24, 2017
The course gives you a good qualitative understantding of special relativity as well as the historical context in which Einstein came up with the theory. The course is easy to engage with, even if you don't have much physics knowledge.
创建者 Frantisek B•
Sep 12, 2019
Love the course as its a interesting insight into the world of physics.
What i dont think was effective was the multiple choice quizzes as you could just glide through them without applying the knowledge you learned in any new way.
创建者 Shahryar K•
Sep 5, 2022
Very in-depth course. Really liked the prof's approach of understanding everything from first principles. But there was a tendency towards over-explanation and long-windedness in the video lectures. Giving it 4 stars.
创建者 Zach J•
Nov 29, 2016
Very in Depth for if it is your first time learning. If you have already read about General and Special Relativity it doesn't tell you very much more than what you already know. Either way it is a great course.
创建者 Alexander S•
Mar 26, 2017
I disliked really slow speed of formulas derivation, simple operations like cancelling out terms are done in multiple steps. Like for children that only starting study mathematics. Otherwise great course!
创建者 Tiffany O M B - R•
May 2, 2017
Than You so much this course has really influenced my life at such great heights
It has also made me give more recognition to our Bible Family for all their great accomplishments.
创建者 Doug Q•
Sep 21, 2020
Felt a bit like I was being talked down to at the beginning as he tried to tell me how to study and take the course. Got much better after he just started to teach us concepts.
创建者 Ashwini K S•
Sep 21, 2020
I loved the course. I gained a lot from this. Want to learn more mathematics and wish could learn General theory from the same team. Thank you soo much. Great work.
创建者 Aidan K•
Feb 27, 2020
Quite hard work - the topic is not intuitive, and the questions teem with the possibility of going wrong - badly wrong.
Effort is required, and is paid-back.
创建者 Ritvik A•
Nov 23, 2017
It's a good course to start understanding Relativistic Physics. Nothing rigorous though.
The lectures are amazingly easy to understand. Overall liked it.
创建者 luis a g s•
Oct 12, 2017
I think a chapter on momentum and energy conservation would be interesting, I liked the examples and the treatment of the paradoxes, very good course.
创建者 hei c•
Jul 21, 2018
a very thorough introduction to special relativity, as a layman, I have gained immense insight & basic understanding. Thanks prof Lagerstrom!!!!
创建者 Krish R•
Jun 22, 2017
The course was really good. But the discussion forum was not pleasant. Due to the unruly behaviour of this person named Thomas Lahn
创建者 Gary S•
Aug 13, 2020
Mr Lagerstrom has explained a difficult topic in a very understandable way. He is a true teacher, not just a lecturer. Thank you.
创建者 Christophe N•
Oct 18, 2020
Nice course with very clear explanations! Too bad that I had to wait for week 4 to really start the core of special relativity
创建者 Vertika S•
Dec 17, 2018
Excellent Prof , Excellent Resources. My only drawback is that prof is a bit excessive repetitive, rest everything is fine.
创建者 apeksha j•
May 20, 2020
A very interesting course simplified to an under graduate level. it helps in understanding relativity in perspective.
创建者 Sharad S•
Jul 28, 2022
It helped me getting insight of modern physics and understanding EInstein's way of thinking to resplve problems.