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#### Astrophysics

Wiley 2007; US$ 237.00Astrophysics: Decoding the Cosmos is an accessible introduction to the key principles and theories underlying astrophysics. This text takes a close look at the radiation and particles that we receive from astronomical objects, providing a thorough understanding of what this tells us, drawing the information together using examples to illustrate... more...

#### Cracking the Einstein Code

University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 18.00Albert Einstein?s theory of general relativity describes the effect of gravitation on the shape of space and the flow of time. But for more than four decades after its publication, the theory remained largely a curiosity for scientists; however accurate it seemed, Einstein?s mathematical code?represented by six interlocking equations?was one of... more...

#### It's About Time

Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 24.95In It's About Time , N. David Mermin asserts that relativity ought to be an important part of everyone's education--after all, it is largely about time, a subject with which all are familiar. The book reveals that some of our most intuitive notions about time are shockingly wrong, and that the real nature of time discovered by Einstein can be rigorously... more...

#### ABC of Relativity

Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 21.95First published in 1925, Bertrand Russell?s ABC of Relativity was considered a masterwork of its time, contributing significantly to the mass popularisation of science. Authoritative and accessible, it provides a remarkable introductory guide to Einstein?s theory of Relativity to a general readership. One of the most definitive reference guides... more...

#### Classical Measurements in Curved Space-Times

Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 124.00Ideal for readers with a mathematical background, this book explores the informative power of the theory of relativity. more...

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