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Relativity (Physics)

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  • How to Teach Relativity to Your Dogby Chad Orzel

    Basic Books 2012; US$ 16.99

    Everyone talks to their pets; Chad Orzel tells his about relativity. 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$ 46.95

    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 examines Einstein's... more...

  • Die Zeitenwandlerinby Susanne Wiegleb

    Konrad Theiss Verlag 2014; US$ 25.99

    Oktober 2013, im Süden Deutschlands. Dünn sind die Schleier zu den Anderswelten als eine junge Frau beim Ausritt nahe der Iller durch ein Weltentor fällt - 1800 Jahre zurück in die Vergangenheit, direkt in die Arme eines Kelten. Zunächst glaubt sie bei einer seltsamen Sekte gelandet zu sein. Doch bald wird ihr klar was geschehen ist und dass sie sich... 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...

  • The Meaning of Relativityby Albert Einstein

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 20.95

    The world would be a very different place if it were not for Albert Einstein. Like Newton and Galileo before him, this remarkable scientist changed forever mankind's understanding of the universe. In 1921, five years after proclaiming his general theory of relativity, Einstein was awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics in recognition of his remarkable... more...

  • Breaking the Time Barrierby Jenny Randles

    Pocket Books 2005; US$ 19.95

    IT WAS ONLY A MATTER OF TIME.... Once widely considered an impossibility--the stuff of science fiction novels--time travel may finally be achieved in the twenty-first century. In Breaking the Time Barrier, bestselling author Jenny Randles reveals the nature of recent, breakthrough experiments that are turning this fantasy into reality. The... more...

  • Understanding Space-Timeby Robert DiSalle

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 40.00

    Presents the history of space-time physics, from Newton to Einstein, as philosophical and scientific developments. more...

  • Relativity and the Nature of Spacetimeby Vesselin Petkov

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 59.95

    Shows that if the world and the physical objects were three-dimensional, none of the kinematic relativistic effects and the experimental evidence supporting them would be possible. The implications of this result for physics, philosophy, and our entire world view are discussed. more...

  • The Ontology of Spacetimeby Dennis Dieks

    Elsevier Science 2006; US$ 180.00

    This book contains selected papers from the First International Conference on the Ontology of Spacetime. Its fourteen chapters address two main questions: first, what is the current status of the substantivalism/relationalism debate, and second, what about the prospects of presentism and becoming within present-day physics and its philosophy? The overall... more...