Checklist

自查清单


Key questions

关键问题

Whydid Einstein consider it was necessary to use a non-Euclidean geometry indescribing gravitation and acceleration?

为什么爱因斯坦认为在描述引力和加速度时使用非欧几里德几何是必要的? 

What were the differences and similaritiesbetween Einstein's and Poincare's views on the relation between physics andgeometry?

 爱因斯坦和庞加莱关于物理与几何关系的观点有何异同?

Why did Einstein achieve world-fame onlyafter 1919, and not immediately after publishing his four ground-breakingarticles in 1905?

为什么爱因斯坦在1919年之后成名,而不是在1905年出版四篇惊世文章之后?

What were the three major tests of GeneralRelativity proposed by Einstein? What were their implications? What is thehistory behind their experimental confirmation?

爱因斯坦提出的广义相对论的三大测试是什么?它们的含意是什么?他们实验证实的历史是什么?

What are the differences and similaritiesbetween the time dilation effect in special relativity versus generalrelativity?

狭义相对论中的时间膨胀效应与广义相对论有什么区别和相似之处? 


Key concepts

关键概念

The Equivalence Principle

等效原理

Non-Euclidean Geometry

非欧几里德几何

Geodesic

测地线

Gravitational lens引力透镜                           

Gravitational redshift引力红移

Gravitational Time Dilation引力时间膨胀