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Einstein's Brainchild: Relativity Made Relatively Easy!
Einstein's Brainchild: Relativity Made Relatively Easy!
by Barry Parker
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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.... (read more)

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Theory of Relativity
Theory of Relativity
by Wolfgang Pauli
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This classic work offers a concise and comprehensive review of the literature on relativity as of 1921, along with the author's insightful update of later developments in relativity theory and coverage of subsequent controversies. Special attention is... (read more)

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Introducing Einstein's Relativity
Introducing Einstein's Relativity
by Ray A. D'inverno
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There is little doubt that Einstein's theory of relativity captures the imagination. It is unrivalled in forming the basis of the way we view the universe and the many surprises that the theory has in store -- the characteristics of black holes, the... (read more)

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Black Holes and Time Warps : Einstein's Outrageous Legacy (94 Edition)
Black Holes and Time Warps : Einstein's Outrageous Legacy (94 Edition)
by Kip S. Thorne
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Which of these bizarre phenomena, if any, can really exist in our universe? Black holes, down which anything can fall but from which nothing can return; wormholes, short spacewarps connecting regions of the cosmos; singularities, where space and time are... (read more)

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Relativity: The Special and the General Theory (Penguin Classics)
Relativity: The Special and the General Theory (Penguin Classics)
by Albert Einstein
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According to Einstein himself, this book is intended "to give an exact insight into the theory of Relativity to those readers who, from a general scientific and philosophical point of view, are interested in the theory, but who are not conversant with... (read more)

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Short Course in General Relativity 3RD Edition
Short Course in General Relativity 3RD Edition
by James Foster
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Suitable for a one-semester course in general relativity for senior undergraduates or beginning graduate students, this text clarifies the mathematical aspects of Einstein's theory of relativity without sacrificing physical understanding.... (read more)

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Relativity: The Special and the General Theory
Relativity: The Special and the General Theory
by Albert Einstein
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Redesigned inside and out to have a fresh, appealing look, this new edition of a classic Crown Trade Paperback is a collection of Einstein's own popular writings on his work and describes the meaning of his main theories in a way virtually everyone can... (read more)

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Relativity Simply Explained (97 Edition)
Relativity Simply Explained (97 Edition)
by Martin Gardner
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One of the clearest, most entertaining introductions to the subject ever written offers lucid explanations of not only the special and general theories of relativity, but also of the Michelson-Morley experiment, gravity, and spacetime, Mach's principle... (read more)

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Riddle of Gravitation Rev & Updated Edition
Riddle of Gravitation Rev & Updated Edition
by Peter G Bergmann
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Thought-provoking nonmathematical introduction to the conceptual foundations of both Newton's and Einstein's theories of gravitation. Special relativity theory, general relativity theory, other topics. This updated edition features material on... (read more)

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Subtle Is the Lord: The Science and the Life of Albert Einstein
Subtle Is the Lord: The Science and the Life of Albert Einstein
by Abraham Pais
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Having the advantage of knowing Einstein personally during the last nine years of his life and having access to some of his 50,000 pages of letters and science papers, the author fills many gaps about what we know of Einstein's life. It deals with his... (read more)

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Introduction to General Relativity
Introduction to General Relativity
by John Dirk Walecka
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A working knowledge of Einstein's theory of general relativity is an essential tool for every physicist today. This self-contained book is an introductory text on the subject aimed at first-year graduate students, or advanced undergraduates, in physics... (read more)

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Derivation of the Time Dilatation Effect from Fundamental Properties of Photons (Linzer Universitatsschriften / Monographien)
Derivation of the Time Dilatation Effect from Fundamental Properties of Photons (Linzer Universitatsschriften / Monographien)
by Roland Pabisch
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E=mc2: A Biography of the World's Most Famous Equation
E=mc2: A Biography of the World's Most Famous Equation
by David Bodanis
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Already climbing the bestseller lists-and garnering rave reviews—this "little masterpiece" sheds brilliant light on the equation that changed the world. Bodanis begins by devoting chapters to each of the equation's letters and symbols, introducing... (read more)

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Attraction of Gravitation: New Studies in the History of General Relativity
Attraction of Gravitation: New Studies in the History of General Relativity
by J. Norton
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Devoted to the history of general relativity, this text provides reviews from scholars all over the world. Many of the papers originated at the Third International Conference on the History of General Relativity, held at the University of Pittsburgh in... (read more)

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Recent Developments in General Relativity, Genoa 2000
Recent Developments in General Relativity, Genoa 2000
by R. Cianci
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A survey of the most recent developments in general relativity and in the theory of the unification of Fundamental Interactions is presented in this book. The theoretical results, the cosmological and astrophysical aspects, the experimental and... (read more)

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Lecture Notes in Physics #592: Cosmological Crossroads: An Advanced Course in Mathematical, Physical and String Cosmology
Lecture Notes in Physics #592: Cosmological Crossroads: An Advanced Course in Mathematical, Physical and String Cosmology
by Spiros Cotsakis
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This book has grown out of lectures held at a summer school on cosmology, in response to an ever increasing need for an advanced textbook that addresses the needs of both postgraduate students and nonspecialist researchers from various disciplines... (read more)

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What Is Relativity?
What Is Relativity?
by L. D. Landau
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A pair of eminent Russian theoretical physicists offer a captivating view of the paradoxes inherent to the special theory of relativity. Written in a straightforward fashion, the text uses familiar objects (e.g., trains, rulers, and clocks) to illuminate... (read more)

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Lecture Notes in Physics, #604: The Conformal Structure of Space-Times
Lecture Notes in Physics, #604: The Conformal Structure of Space-Times
by J. Frauendiener
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Causal relations, and with them the underlying null cone or conformal structure, form a basic ingredient in all general analytical studies of asymptotically flat space-time. The present book reviews these aspects from the analytical, geometrical and... (read more)

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Sidelights on Relativity
Sidelights on Relativity
by Albert Einstein
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Two influential essays: "Ether and Relativity" (1920) discusses properties demanded of the ether of space by the theory of relativity; "Geometry and Experience" (1921) describes the limits within which the Euclidean or other practical geometric systems... (read more)

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Relativity and Geometry (96 Edition)
Relativity and Geometry (96 Edition)
by Roberto Torretti
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High-level study discusses Newtonian principles and 19th-century views on electrodynamics and the aether and  covers Einstein's electrodynamics of moving bodies, Minkowski geometry, and other topics.... (read more)

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