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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...

  • The Physical Basis of The Direction of Timeby H. Dieter Zeh

    Springer 2007; US$ 59.95

    This thoroughly revised 5th edition of Zeh's classic text investigates irreversible phenomena and their foundation in classical, quantum and cosmological settings. It includes new sections on the meaning of probabilities in a cosmological context, irreversible aspects of quantum computers, and various consequences of the expansion of the Universe.... more...

  • Die Beschleunigungsfalle oder der Triumph der Schildkröteby Klaus Backhaus; Holger Bonus

    Schäffer-Poeschel Verlag für Wirtschaft Steuern Recht GmbH 1998; US$ 26.37

    Dieses Lesebuch befasst sich aus unterschiedlichen Perspektiven mit dem Phänomen "Zeit". Der von den Autoren gespannte Bogen reicht dabei von philosophischen, kunsthistorischen, betriebs- und volkswirtschaftlichen Aspekten bis hin zur Einbeziehung von Betrachtungen aus der Verkehrspolitik und Physik. In der nunmehr 3. Auflage wird die Themenpalette... 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$ 37.00

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

  • The Ontology of Spacetimeby Dennis Dieks

    Elsevier Science 2006; US$ 175.00

    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...

  • Bangs, Crunches, Whimpers, and Shrieksby John Earman

    Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 109.99

    Explains the technical issues of general relativity theory and discusses how these issues bear upon philosophical problems about the nature of space and time, causality, and laws of nature. This book provides an overview of the technical literature as well as analytical commentary on its philosophical significance. more...

  • The Sky at Einstein's Feetby William C. Keel

    Springer-Verlag New York Inc 2006; US$ 34.95

    The impact of Einstein's relativity is perhaps most dramatic in astronomy. This title explains to general readers the applications of relativity. It explains how deeply relativistic ways of viewing the Universe have informed our interpretations of it, and how many of the amazing discoveries have made sense only as part of Einstein's universe. more...

  • Some new theories about time and spaceby Leon Fang; B Paul Gibson; Yi Lin

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2003; US$ 199.00

    This special double issue is concerned with some of the new theories of space and time. We would wish to express our thanks to the Guest Editors, Leon Feng, B. Paul Gibson and Yi Lin for accepting the invitation of the Editorial Advisory Board (EAB) of this journal to prepare it. The invitation follows the success of workshops and seminars organised... more...