Office Hours provide a series of questions and video answers that relate to the concepts covered in a given module or extend the lecture material for those who want to go deeper. Click on a question to play the corresponding video answer.
If we could routinely travel near the speed of light, would all of special relativity be intuitive?
With today's technology, how close to the speed of light can we travel?
Why can't we just push on an object to increase its speed up to or even beyond the speed of light?
You suggested a reason why something can’t be sped up to or beyond light speed, but what about an object that always has speed greater than that of light?