ERIC Number: EJ563199
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: 0
Special Theory of Relativity, Conceptual Change and History of Science.
Villani, Alberto; Arruda, Sergio M.
Science and Education, v7 n1 p85-100 Jan 1998
Analyzes the problem students have in learning the Theory of Relativity. Points out that the results of the study are ambiguous and intriguing. Describes the publication of Lorentz's Transformation Equations, the presentation of two postulates by Einstein, and the rejection of the Electron Theory and the final acceptance of the Theory of Relativity. Contains 48 references. (DDR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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