The Meaning of Relativity, Fifth Edition: Including the Relativistic Theory of the Non-Symmetric Field / Edition 5

The Meaning of Relativity, Fifth Edition: Including the Relativistic Theory of the Non-Symmetric Field / Edition 5

by Albert Einstein
     
 

ISBN-10: 0691120277

ISBN-13: 9780691120270

Pub. Date: 11/01/2004

Publisher: Princeton University Press

In 1921, five years after the appearance of his comprehensive paper on general relativity and twelve years before he left Europe permanently to join the Institute for Advanced Study, Albert Einstein visited Princeton University, where he delivered the Stafford Little Lectures for that year. These four lectures constituted an overview of his then controversial theory

Overview

In 1921, five years after the appearance of his comprehensive paper on general relativity and twelve years before he left Europe permanently to join the Institute for Advanced Study, Albert Einstein visited Princeton University, where he delivered the Stafford Little Lectures for that year. These four lectures constituted an overview of his then controversial theory of relativity.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780691120270
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
Publication date:
11/01/2004
Series:
Princeton Science Library Series
Edition description:
Fifth edition with a New introduction by Brian Greene
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
4.34(w) x 8.42(h) x 0.56(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction by Brian Greene vii

A Note on the Fifth Edition xxv

SPACE AND TIME IN PRE-RELATIVITY PHYSICS 1

THE THEORY OF SPECIAL RELATIVITY 24

THE GENERAL THEORY OF RELATIVITY 55

THE GENERAL THEORY OF RELATIVITY (CONTINUED) 79

APPENDIX FOR THE SECOND EDITION 109

APPENDIX II. RELATIVISTIC THEORY OF THE

NON-SYMMETRIC FIELD 133

Index 167

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