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Princeton University Press (2009)

CA$32.75

In 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...

In It's About Time , N. David Mermin asserts that relativity ought to be an important part of...

Taylor and Francis (2009)

CA$19.95

First 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...

First published in 1925, Bertrand Russell’s ABC of Relativity was considered a masterwork of its...

Wiley (2007)

CA$275.39

Astrophysics: 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...

Astrophysics: Decoding the Cosmos is an accessible introduction to the key principles and theories...

University of Chicago Press (2009)

CA$23.78

Albert 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 the...

Albert Einstein’s theory of general relativity describes the effect of gravitation on the shape of...

Ideal for readers with a mathematical background, this book explores the informative power of the...