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

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

by Albert Einstein, Brian Greene (Introduction)
 

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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

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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.

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Physics Today
A condensed unified presentation intended for one who has already gone through a standard text and digested the mechanics of tensor theory and the physical basis of relativity. Einstein's little book then serves as an excellent tying-together of loose ends and as a broad survey of the subject.
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"A condensed unified presentation intended for one who has already gone through a standard text and digested the mechanics of tensor theory and the physical basis of relativity. Einstein's little book then serves as an excellent tying-together of loose ends and as a broad survey of the subject."Physics Today

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780691023526
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
Publication date:
11/01/1966
Series:
Princeton Science Library Series
Edition description:
Fifth edition with a New introduction by Brian Greene
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
5.01(w) x 7.96(h) x 0.47(d)

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Brian Greene is Professor of Physics and of Mathematics at Columbia University. He is the author of the best-selling "The Elegant Universe" and, most recently, "The Fabric of the Cosmos".

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