• published in 1905
  • deals with things moving at or near the speed of light and things moving at a constant velocity
  • states that all laws of physics are the same in all frame of reference
  • says that the speed of light is constant whether you’re moving or not
  • says that space and time are not absolute quantities
              -our movement and position can affect the time things happen
  • time slows down when you approach the speed of light
              -mass would increase, you’d look more squashed, and you’d look like you’re traveling slowly to a person on Earth
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