7 edition of **Relativity** found in the catalog.

Relativity

Russell Stannard

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- 20 Currently reading

Published
**2008** by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .

Written in English

- Relativity (Physics)

**Edition Notes**

Includes bibliographical references (p. 110-111) and index.

Statement | Russell Stannard. |

Series | Very short introductions -- 190 |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QC173.55 .S73 2008 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | 114 p. : |

Number of Pages | 114 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL23100210M |

ISBN 10 | 0199236224 |

ISBN 10 | 9780199236220 |

LC Control Number | 2008298540 |

The theory is based on two key concepts. In addition, it also provides an understanding of what it means to say that gravity is an "emergent" theory, and some older introductions to quantizing gravity. First, the book introduces special relativity in a simple way. Who came up with the theory of relativity? Relativity in daily life Relativity seems strange, because it goes against common sense. Albert Einstein.

Now imagine there's a second traveler who jumps out of the ship and falls into the black hole. As long as an object is moving in a straight line at a constant speed that is, with no accelerationthe laws of physics are the same for everyone. Press, While it is quite advanced, and detailed, this book is recent and contains both a detailed summary of the majority of the known solutions of Einstein's field equations and concise summaries of what one needs to know in order to understand those solutions. It is assumed that the reader has an understanding of mathematics through calculus and partial differential equations.

So, welcome to the Twenty-First Century, and congratulations for coming along at the right time. Relativity is a fascinating adventure! Again older but reasonable; has excellent presentations of the electromagnetic field. More from Space A formal account of special relativity is given in an appendix. Trying a different Web browser might help.

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Rainich - Edwards BrothersWe may consider Geometry as a first attempt at a study of the outside world. This book has 2 chapters on advanced aspects of some mathematis that is useful in relativity, namely some modern approaches to tensor theory also known in that case as differential geometryand a very good approach to spinors.

Has very good, brief descriptions of both deSitter and anti-de Sitter universes, with comments concerning their use as cosmologies. A List of Technical Books on General Relativity They can often be quite useful for understanding particular details of general relativity, its applications, or the associated mathematics I particularly recommend these first few books, all of which I have used as texts before: Spacetime and Geometry, An Introduction to General Relativity, by Sean M.

But very close to the black hole, gravity gets really bizarre. Press It has a nice, simple discussion of the Thomas precession in special relativity, and some approaches to the evolution of perturbations in the universe, which are the best I have seen anywhere.

What does "relativity" mean? These things may sound too complicated at first glance but Einstein was able to explain them to his readers in the book without sounding too technical. Subjects include the velocity of light, measurement of time and distance, and properties of mass and momentum.

This warping also affects measurements of time. No spam, we promise. A good textbook, from a writer with a good physical intuition, but unwilling to use the most modern forms of mathematics, that are used by many more writers today than when he first wrote this text.

However, there is no evidence that Einstein was familiar with these results when he dismissed altogether the concept of the et her in his relativity paper. Related mach The 7 biggest unanswered questions in physics For example, the sun is massive enough to warp space across our solar system — a bit like the way a heavy ball resting on a rubber sheet warps the sheet.

Norton - Nullarbor PressAimed at people who do not know enough physics to understand what Einstein did and why it was so important. At that speed, all sorts of weird effects come into play. Einstein on SR's causality.

Hartle - arXiv. His dismissal of the ether also meant that every concept involving space and time had to be considered in relative terms, a fundamental challenge to all of nineteenth-century science. He published the first part of his theory — special relativity — in the German physics journal Annalen der Physik in and completed his theory of general relativity only after another decade of difficult work.Explore our list of Theory of Relativity Books at Barnes & Noble®.

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Aug 01, · Buy a cheap copy of Relativity Theory: Its Origins and book by Albert Einstein. How better to learn the Special Theory of Relativity and the General Theory of Relativity than directly from their creator, Albert Einstein himself? In Relativity: Free shipping over $Cited by: Relativity is a falsifiable theory: It makes predictions that can be tested by experiment.

In the case of special relativity, these include the principle of relativity, the constancy of. Notes on Relativity and Cosmology. This book explains the following topics: Space, Time, and Newtonian Physics, Maxwell, E and M, and the Ether, Einstein and Inertial Frames, Minkowskian Geometry, Accelerating Reference Frames, Dynamics, Relativity and the Gravitational Field, General Relativity and Curved Spacetime, Black Hole, Cosmology.

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