The Theory of Relativity by Albert Einstein - With Images

The Theory of Relativity by Albert Einstein - With Images

by Albert Einstein

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Overview

This is an introduction to Einstein’s space-bending, time-stretching theory of Relativity, written by the master himself. Special and General relativity explain the structure of space time and provide a theory of gravitation, respectively. Einstein’s theories shocked the world with their counterintuitive results, including the dissolution of absolute time. In this book he brings a simplified form of his profound understanding of the subject to the layperson. In the words of Einstein: “The present book is intended, as far as possible, to give an exact insight into the theory of Relativity to those readers who, from a general scientific and philosophical point of view, are interested in the theory, but who are not conversant with the mathematical apparatus of theoretical physics.” The book is challenging at times but, when approached patiently, proves itself one of the most lucid explanations of Relativity to be found anywhere.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940013727670
Publisher: G Books
Publication date: 01/06/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 401 KB

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