Wonderfest and Relativity
Aug 13, 2024 8:00 AM
Tucker Hiatt, Founder, Wonderfest
Wonderfest and Relativity

After introducing Wonderfest, the nonprofit Bay Area Beacon of Science, this short talk will present the heart of Einstein’s (and Galileo’s!) theory of relativity. We’ll begin with this “loaded" question: How fast are YOU moving right now?

Tucker Hiatt is Founding Director of 27-year-old Wonderfest. He earned BA and MS degrees in physics at the University of California. He has taught physics for 33 years, earned the AMGEN Award for Science Teaching Excellence, and worked at the Berkeley SETI Research Center.

See also www.wonderfest.org .