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Publisher Comments:

Parker enables the reader to see and appreciate the full meaning and scope ofEinstein's Special Theory of Relativity and General Theory of Relativity withcartoons and vivid illustrations.

Book News Annotation:

Retired physics professor Parker makes a valiant attempt at explaining what all the hoopla is about. He certainly succeeds in keeping the discussion non-technical, using almost no mathematics, and explaining terms so that even high schools students and readers who barely passed algebra 20 years ago can understand. The flaw is inconsistency<-- >referring back to topics he has not in fact discussed, misplaced figures, misinterpretations (the existence of the cat was never in question), and the like. To my mind, the fault lies not with Parker but with the publisher, who clearly did not provide enough editorial support to help iron out the wrinkles.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

About the Author

Barry Parker, Ph.D. (Boise, ID), a professor of physics at Idaho State University from 1967 to 1997, is an award-winning science writer and the author of thirteen highly acclaimed books in popular science, including Search for a Supertheory, Alien Life: The Search for Extraterrestrials and Beyond, Einstein: The Passions of a Scientist, Albert Einsteins Vision and Quantum Legacy: The Discovery That Changed Our Universe.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781573928571
Author:
Parker, Barry
Publisher:
Prometheus Books
Author:
Parker, Barry R.
Author:
Scoffield-Beer, Lori
Location:
Amherst, N.Y. :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Physics
Subject:
Physicists
Subject:
Relativity
Subject:
Relativity (physics)
Subject:
Physics-Relativity Theory
Subject:
General science
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series Volume:
GAO/OCG-99-ES
Publication Date:
20000931
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
280
Dimensions:
9.3 x 6.27 x 1.05 in 1.5 lb

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