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Last time we talked about what curvature means, looked at geodesics, great circles on spheres, and tried to understand the notion of “straightness”. This week on Spacetime, we take a detour into how geometry works in spacetime. Get excited, because this episode is even more mind-bending than the last!

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“Is Gravity An Illusion?”

“Can A Circle Be A Straight Line?”

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Overview of Special Relativity and spacetime:

Brian Greene’s introduction to special relativity (thanks to viewer Mark G for pointing out these courses!) (no math) (more math)

Disagreement about event sequence (relativity of simultaneity):,_time_dilation_and_length_contraction#More_about_the_relativity_of_simultaneity


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