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Relativity (Physics)

  • 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...

  • Albert Einsteinby Hubert Goenner

    C.H. Beck 2015; US$ 7.62

    Albert Einstein liebte seine Unabhängigkeit über alles - mit ein Grund dafür, dass es trotz zahlreicher Biografien bis heute nicht einfach ist, sich ein klares Bild von ihm zu machen.Hubert Goenner stellt Einsteins einzigartige Persönlichkeit in ihrer Vielschichtigkeit und Widersprüchlichkeit so realistisch dar, wie es nach gegenwärtigem Kenntnisstand... 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...

  • Basic Relativityby Peter Hrasko

    Springer 2011; US$ 49.95

    This Brief presents a new way of introducing relativity theory, in which perplexing relativistic effects such as time dilation and Lorentz contraction are explained prior to the discussion of Lorentz-transformation. The notion of relativistic mass is shown to contradict the spirit of relativity theory and the true significance of the mass-energy relation... more...

  • Black Holes, Wormholes and Time Machines, Second Editionby Jim Al-Khalili

    CRC Press 2011; US$ 43.95

    SPACE The 4th Dimension To do with shapes What is space? 2Dworld and 2D?ers Curved space Is there really a 4th dimension? Matters of Some Gravity Apples and moons Einstein?s gravity Free fall Rubber space Twinkle, twinkle Cooking the elements Champagne supernova in the sky The Universe The night sky How big is the Universe?... 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...

  • 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...

  • Defending Einsteinby Hans Reichenbach; Steven Gimbel; Anke Walz

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 40.00

    This 2006 text offers an insight into the development of scientific philosophy and the role of the philosopher. more...

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

    Schäffer-Poeschel Verlag für Wirtschaft Steuern Recht GmbH 1998; US$ 23.81

    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...

  • Die Spezielle Relativitätstheorieby Helmut Gunther

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2012; US$ 79.95

    Die Spezielle Relativitätstheorie steht und fällt mit der universellen Konstanz der Lichtgeschwindigkeit. Darauf gründet die Einstein-Minkowski-Axiomatik, die wegen ihrer grundsätzlichen Bedeutung in keinem Lehrbuch zur Theoretischen Physik fehlen darf. Hier soll außerdem auf eine zweite, unabhängige, aber vollkommen äquivalente axiomatische Darstellung... more...