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Relativity (Physics)

  • Introduction to 3+1 Numerical Relativityby Miguel Alcubierre

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 74.99

    This book introduces the modern field of 3+1 numerical relativity. The book has been written in a way as to be as self-contained as possible, and only assumes a basic knowledge of special relativity. Starting from a brief introduction to general relativity, it discusses the different concepts and tools necessary for the fully consistent numerical simulation... more...

  • 100 Years Of Relativityby Abhay Ashtekar

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2005; US$ 248.00

    Thanks to Einstein's relativity theories, our notions of space and time underwent profound revisions about a 100 years ago. The resulting interplay between geometry and physics has dominated all of fundamental physics since then. This volume contains contributions from leading researchers, worldwide, who have thought deeply about the nature and consequences... more...

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

    Schäffer-Poeschel Verlag für Wirtschaft Steuern Recht GmbH 1998; US$ 28.12

    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...

  • The End of Timeby Julian Barbour

    Oxford University Press, USA 2000; US$ 18.99

    Richard Feynman once quipped that "Time is what happens when nothing else does." But Julian Barbour disagrees: if nothing happened, if nothing changed, then time would stop. For time is nothing but change. It is change that we perceive occurring all around us, not time. Put simply, time does not exist. In this highly provocative volume, Barbour... more...

  • What Is Relativity?by Jeffrey Bennett

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 24.99

    It is common knowledge that if the Sun suddenly turned into a black hole, it would suck Earth and the rest of the planets into oblivion. Yet as bestselling author and astrophysicist Jeffrey Bennett points out, black holes don?t suck. With that simple idea in hand, Bennett begins an entertaining introduction to Einstein?s theories, describing the amazing... more...

  • Space-Time Chaosby S. Boccaletti; H.L. Mancini; W. Gonzalez-Vinas; J. Burguete; D.L. Valladares

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2001; US$ 187.00

    This book provides a comprehensive overview of the topics related to characterization, control and synchronization of complex spatiotemporal phenomena, from both a theoretical and an experimental point of view. It describes applications of these processes in applied mathematics, signal analysis, nonlinear optics, fluid dynamics, chemical reactions,... more...

  • Fractal Timeby Gregg Braden

    Hay House 2009; US$ 6.99

    In his latest book, former senior computer systems designer and bestselling author Gregg Braden merges these ancient and modern world views into a powerful new model of time. Marrying the modern laws of fractal patterns to the ancient concept of cycles, he demonstrates how everything from the war and peace between nations to our most joyous relationships... more...

  • Einstein's Relativityby Fred I Cooperstock; Steven Tieu

    Springer 2012; US$ 129.00

    This richly illustrated book is unique in bringing Einstein's relativity to a higher level for the non-specialist than has ever been attempted before, using nothing more than grade-school algebra. Bondi's approach with spacetime diagrams is simplified and expanded, clarifying the famous asymmetric aging-of-twins paradox. Einstein's theory... 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...

  • Einstein 1905-2005by T. Damour; O. Darrigol; B. Duplantier; V. Rivasseau

    Springer 2006; US$ 139.00

    The Poincare Seminar is held twice a year at the Institute Henri Poincare in Paris. The goal of this seminar is to provide information about general topics of great interest in physics. Both the theoretical and experimental results are covered, with some historical background. This volume is devoted to Einstein's 1905 papers and their legacy. more...