Relativity: The Special and General Theory

Relativity: The Special and General Theory

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by Albert Einstein
     
 

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Redesigned inside and out to have a fresh, appealing look, this new edition of a classic Crown Trade Paperback is a collection of Einstein's own popular writings on his work and describes the meaning of his main theories in a way virtually everyone can understand.

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Redesigned inside and out to have a fresh, appealing look, this new edition of a classic Crown Trade Paperback is a collection of Einstein's own popular writings on his work and describes the meaning of his main theories in a way virtually everyone can understand.

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He was unfathomably profound - the genius among geniuses who discovered, merely by thinking about it, that the universe was not as it seemed.

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ISBN-13:
9781456548520
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
01/22/2011
Pages:
102
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.24(d)

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Relativity 3.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 80 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Six years of college physics courses never made relativity intuitively understandable for me. Academic texts concentrate on mathematical descriptions, manipulations and proofs to present theories. Einstein, in simple text, leads us through his very logical and understandable thought process, which led him to the relativity theories. I could manipulate the mathematics of relativity and come up with answers but never really had an intuitive feel for what really is going on till I read this book. I only wish I had read this first before plowing through graduate physics courses. The only other book I have ever read that was more enlightening was the Bible.
Baildog More than 1 year ago
While this is obviously an excellent book that everyone should have to read at some point in their life, this version suffers---as others have warned---from a glitch that fails to print the majority of the equations. DO NOT BUY THIS VERSION, find a complete version somewhere else.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Would have probably been a good read, but the equations are all missing. Everywhere you expect to see an equation, is a tag that says: eq. 'n': file eq'n'.gif
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The book really helped me with my project. It gave me so many details.
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Understand anything.
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Text conversion fail. Spend enough time translating to lose the author... not good for this kind of book.
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