Have trouble wrapping your head around Einstein’s Theory of Relativity? Can’t understand why space travelers experience the passage of time differently? Maybe this teenager’s 7-minute explanation will clear things up for you a bit.
18-year-old Ryan Chester’s video won the Breakthrough Junior Challenge, which was awarded at the Breakthrough Prize competition in Silicon Valley. The video explanation of Einstein’s Theory of Relativity, which was written, filmed, and edited by Ryan himself, earned him the $400,000 final prize – $250,000 of which will go towards a scholarship, $50,000 to his teacher Richard Nestoff and $100,000 for his school to fund a science lab. Check out the video below.