# Course: Fundamentals of Special Theory of Relativity

Time dilation, length contraction and space-time diagrams.
1. 1

## Was ist die Lichtgeschwindigkeit?

Hier lernst du einige Fakten über die Lichtgeschwindigkeit und das Licht, wie zum Beispiel, wie damit ein Meter definiert wird.

2. 2

## Minkowski Diagrams and Important Basics You Should Know

Here you will learn all about Minkowski diagrams, which are used to visualize special relativity (e.g. length contraction, time dilation).

3. 3

## Time Dilation By Using a Light Clock

With the help of a light clock, the deceleration of time in the moving system can be derived by using only Pythagoras' theorem.

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4. 4

## Lorentz Transformation as Rotation or Lorentz Boost

Here you will learn about the properties of the Lorentz transformation as well as rotations in space and Lorentz boosts.

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