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Relativity (Physics)

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  • Discovering Relativity for Yourselfby Lilley

    Cambridge University Press 1981; US$ 48.00 US$ 39.36

    Discovering Relativity for yourself explains Einstein's Theory of Relativity to readers who are daunted by the standard mathematical approach to that profound theory. more...

  • Understanding Relativityby Leo Sartori

    University of California Press 1996; US$ 36.95 US$ 29.56

    Nonspecialists with no prior knowledge of physics and only reasonable proficiency with algebra can now understand Einstein's special theory of relativity. Effectively diagrammed and with an emphasis on logical structure, Leo Sartori's rigorous but simple presentation will guide interested readers through concepts of relative time and relative space.... more...

  • Timeby Clifford A. Pickover

    Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 16.99 US$ 14.61

    "Bucky Fuller thought big," Wired magazine recently noted, "Arthur C. Clarke thinks big, but Cliff Pickover outdoes them both." In his newest book, Cliff Pickover outdoes even himself, probing a mystery that has baffled mystics, philosophers, and scientists throughout history--What is the nature of time?In Time: A Traveler's Guide , Pickover takes... more...

  • ORBITING THE MOONS OF PLUTOby Elizabeth A. Rauscher; Richard L. Amoroso

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2011; US$ 112.00 US$ 91.84

    The Maxwell, Einstein, Schrödinger and Dirac equations are considered the most important equations in all of physics. This volume aims to provide new eight- and twelve-dimensional complex solutions to these equations for the first time in order to reveal more...

  • A NEW PERSPECTIVE ON RELATIVITYby Bernard H. Lavenda

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2011; US$ 160.00 US$ 131.20

    Starting off from noneuclidean geometries, apart from the method of Einstein's equations, this book derives and describes the phenomena of gravitation and diffraction. A historical account is presented, exposing the missing link in Einstein's construction of the theory of general relativity: the uniformly rotating disc, together with his failure... more...

  • Einstein's Mirrorby Tony Hey; Patrick Walters

    Cambridge University Press 1997; US$ 56.00 US$ 45.92

    Lavishly illustrated, fascinating and accessible introduction to Einstein's relativity for general readers, school students and undergraduates. more...

  • Relativityby Albert Einstein

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 24.95

    Time magazine's "Man of the Century", Albert Einstein is the founder of modern physics and his theory of relativity is the most important scientific idea of the modern era. In this short book, Einstein explains, using the minimum of mathematical terms, the basic ideas and principles of the theory that has shaped the world we live in today. Unsurpassed... more...

  • Einstein's Juryby Jeffrey Crelinsten

    Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 27.95 US$ 22.36

    Einstein's Jury is the dramatic story of how astronomers in Germany, England, and America competed to test Einstein's developing theory of relativity. Weaving a rich narrative based on extensive archival research, Jeffrey Crelinsten shows how these early scientific debates shaped cultural attitudes we hold today. The book... more...

  • From Eternity to Hereby Sean Carroll

    Oneworld Publications 2011; US$ 15.99

    Twenty years after Stephen Hawking's 9-million-copy selling A Brief History of Time, pioneering theoretical physicist Sean Carroll takes our investigation into the nature of time to the next level. You can't unscramble an egg and you can't remember the future. But what if time doesn't (or didn't!) always go in the same direction? Carroll's paradigm-shifting... more...

  • Build Your Own Time Machineby Brian Clegg

    Gerald Duckworth & Co 2012; US$ 8.74

    There is no physical law to prevent time travel nothing in physics to say it is impossible. So who is to say it can't be done? In Build Your Own Time Machine, acclaimed science writer Brian Clegg takes inspiration from his childhood heroes, Doctor Who and H. G. Wells, to explain the nature of time. How do we understand it and why measure it the way... more...