First Wednesdays

A Humanities Lecture Series, October through May

Einstein in a Nutshell

Einstein’s most famous contribution to science—his theory of relativity—is based on an idea so simple it can be stated in one sentence. Yet from that simple idea, explains Middlebury professor Richard Wolfson, follow conclusions that have revolutionized our notions of space, time, and causality.

This video was recorded at the Brownell Library in Essex Jct., VT on November 1, 2017.