Welcome to Princeton Splash, a student-run organization at Princeton University

# Splash Biography

## AHMED AKHTAR, Princeton freshman studying physics

Major: Physics

College/Employer: Princeton

From two assumptions, Albert Einstein derived the existence of all sorts of wacky phenomena: time dilation, length contraction, and of course the famous $$E = mc^2$$. Through a series of gedankenexperiments (thought experiments) and apparent "paradoxes," we will take a crash course through the ideas and math behind special relativity.