What Is Relativity?

What Is Relativity?

An Intuitive Introduction to Einstein's Ideas, and Why They Matter

Book - 2014
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Contents: Introduction-foreword : Einstein's life
Getting started
Voyage to a black hole
Einstein's special theory of relativity
Racing light
Redefining space and time
A new common sense
Einstein's general theory of relativity
Newton's absurdity
Redefining gravity
Implications of relativity
Black holes
The expanding universe
Epilogue : your indelible mark on the universe
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, [2014]
Branch Call Number: 530.11 B
Characteristics: viii, 192 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
ISBN: 9780231167260
0231167261

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SFPL_danielay Jan 21, 2015

It is not often that you can mention relativity and accessible in the same sentence but Jeffrey Bennett has managed to write an introduction to Einstein's theories of relativity that is both accessible and compelling.

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