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An Equation That Changed the World: Newton, Einstein, and the Theory of Relativity

by Harald Fritzsch, Karin HeuschBook Description:Fritzsch offers readers the opportunity to listen in on a meeting of Isaac Newton, Albert Einstein, and a present-day physicist. While he introduces the theory of relativity, Fritzsch teaches its sources, its workings, and the ways it has revolutionized our view of the physical world. An Equation That Changed the World dramatizes the importance of relativity, for the human race, and the survival of our planet.

Hardcover from University of Chicago Press

1994

The Dancing Wu Li Masters : An Overview of the New Physics

by Gary Zukav

Listed under Quantum Theory

Classical Mechanics: Point Particles and Relativity (Classical Theoretical Physics)

by Walter Greiner, Philip Mason

Paperback from Springer Verlag

Flatland : A Romance of Many Dimensions

by Edwin A. Abbott

Paperback from Dover Pubns

1992

Relativity : The Special and the General Theory

by Albert Einstein

Paperback from Three Rivers PressSimply Einstein: Relativity Demystified

by Richard WolfsonBook Description:With this reader-friendly book, it doesn't take an Einstein to understand the theory of relativity and its remarkable consequences.

In clear, understandable terms, physicist Richard Wolfson explores the ideas at the heart of relativity and shows how they lead to such seeming absurdities as time travel, curved space, black holes, and new meaning for the idea of past and future. Drawing from years of teaching modern physics to nonscientists, Wolfson explains in a lively, conversational style the simple principles underlying Einstein's theory.Relativity, Wolfson shows, gave us a new view of space and time, opening the door to questions about their flexible nature: Is the universe finite or infinite? Will it expand forever or eventually collapse in a "big crunch"? Is time travel possible? What goes on inside a black hole? How does gravity really work? These questions at the forefront of twenty-first-century physics are all rooted in the profound and sweeping vision of Albert Einstein's early twentieth-century theory. Wolfson leads his readers on an intellectual journey that culminates in a universe made almost unimaginably rich by the principles that Einstein first discovered. 48 b/w illustrations.

Paperback from W.W. Norton & Company

World As I See It

by Albert Einstein

Paperback from Citadel Trade

1993

Black Holes and Time Warps: Einstein's Outrageous Legacy

by Kip S. Thorne, Frederick Seitz, Stephen Hawking

Paperback from W.W. Norton & Company

Faster Than the Speed of Light: The Story of a Scientific Speculation

by Joao Magueijo, Jooao Magueijo

Hardcover from Perseus Publishing

Six Not-So-Easy Pieces: Einstein's Relativity, Symmetry, and Space-Time (Helix Books)

by Richard Phillips Feynman, Gerry Neugebauer, Roger Penrose

Paperback from Perseus Publishing

E=mc2: A Biography of the World's Most Famous Equation

by David Bodanis

Paperback from Berkley Pub Group

Understanding Relativity: A Simplified Approach to Einstein's Theories

by Leo Sartori

Paperback from University of California Press

Elementary Particles and the Laws of Physics: The 1986 Dirac Memorial Lectures

by Richard P. Feynman, Steven Weinberg

Paperback from Cambridge Univ Pr (Trd)

General Relativity

by Robert M. Wald

Paperback from University of Chicago Press

1984

A First Course in General Relativity

by Bernard F. Schutz

Paperback from Cambridge University Press

1985

Gravity: An Introduction to Einstein's General Relativity

by James B. Hartle

Hardcover from Addison-Wesley Pub Co

Gravitation and Cosmology : Principles and Applications of the General Theory of Relativity

by Steven Weinberg

Hardcover from Wiley Text Books

1972

The Large Scale Structure of Space-Time

by S. W. Hawking, G. F. R. Ellis, P. V. Landshoff, D. R. Nelson, D. W. Sciama, S. Weinberg

Paperback from Cambridge University Press

1975

The Expanded Quotable Einstein

by Albert Einstein, Alice Calaprice, Freeman J. Dyson

Hardcover from Princeton Univ Pr

Einstein's Mirror

by Tony Hey, Patrick Walters

Paperback from Cambridge University Press

Relativity Visualized

by Lewis Carroll Epstein

Paperback: ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.76 x 9.02 x 6.02

Publisher: Insight Press; (April 1985)

ISBN: 093521805X

The End of Time: The Next Revolution in Physics

by Julian B. Barbour

Paperback from Oxford University Press

Theory of Relativity

by W. Pauli

Paperback from Dover Pubns

1981

The Meaning of Relativity

by Albert Einstein

Paperback from Princeton Univ Pr

1966Time Travel in Einstein's Universe: The Physical Possibilities of Travel Through Time

by J. Richard Gott

Listed under Time

The Principle of Relativity

by et al., Albert Einstein

Paperback from Dover Pubns

1952

Exact Solutions of Einstein's Field Equations

by Hans Stephani, Dietrich Kramer, Malcolm MacCallum, Cornelius Hoenselaers, Eduard Herlt, P. V. Landshoff, D. R. Nelson, D. W. Sciama, S. Weinberg

Hardcover from Cambridge University Press

Exploring Black Holes: Introduction to General Relativity

by Edwin F. Taylor, John Archibald Wheeler

Hardcover from Benjamin/Cummings

Problem Book in Relativity and Gravitation

by Alan P. Lightman, Richard H. Price

Paperback from Princeton Univ Pr

1975

The End of Certainty

by Isabelle Stengers, Ilya Prigogine

Hardcover from Free Press

Spacetime Physics: Introduction to Special Relativity

by Edwin F. Taylor, John Archibald Wheeler

Paperback from W H Freeman & Co.

1992

Relativity: Special, General, and Cosmological

by Wolfgang Rindler

Paperback from Oxford University Press

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