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- World Scientific Publishing Company 2011; US$ 260.00
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Konrad Theiss Verlag 2014; US$ 24.84
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...
- 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...
- Basic Books 2009; US$ 16.95
This is the dramatic and inspirational first-person story of theoretical physicist, Dr. Ronald Mallett, who recently discovered the basic equations for a working time machine that he believes can be used as a transport vehicle to the past. Combining elements of Rocket Boys and Elegant Universe, Time Traveler follows Mallett's discovery of Einstein's... more...
- University of California Press 1996; US$ 36.95
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...
- 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...