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Splash Biography

AHMED AKHTAR, Princeton freshman studying physics

Major: Physics

College/Employer: Princeton

Year of Graduation: 2017

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

I hail from the windy city, Chicago. Besides studying physics, I enjoy writing, programming, drinking bubble tea, playing football, chess, and watching my favorite comedy TV shows.

Past Classes

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S227: In Space and Time, Everything is Relative in Splash Spring 14 (Apr. 26, 2014)
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.