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ABC of Relativity Bertrand Russell

ABC of Relativity By Bertrand Russell

ABC of Relativity by Bertrand Russell


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Summary

As relevant today as it was on first publication, the ABC of Relativity is a masterwork of scientific popularisation and an accessible introduction to Einstein's theory of relativity.

ABC of Relativity Summary

ABC of Relativity by Bertrand Russell

First published in 1925, Bertrand Russell's ABC of Relativity was considered a masterwork of its time, contributing significantly to the mass popularisation of science. Authoritative and accessible, it provides a remarkable introductory guide to Einstein's theory of Relativity for a general readership. One of the most definitive reference guides of its kind, and written by one of the twentieth century's most influential philosophers, ABC of Relativity continues to be as relevant today as it was on first publication.

ABC of Relativity Reviews

'An ideal introduction to the theories of special and general relativity' - Nature.

About Bertrand Russell

Bertrand Russell (1872-1970). A celebrated mathematician and logician, Russell was and remains one of the most genuinely widely read and popular philosophers of modern times.

Table of Contents

Preface Introduction 1. Touch and Sight: The Earth and the Heavens 2. What Happens and What is Observed 3. The Velocity of Light 4. Clocks and Foot-rules 5. Space-Time 6. The Special Theory of Relativity 7. Intervals in Space-Time 8. Einstein's Law of Gravitation 9. Proofs of Einstein's Law of Graviation 10. Mass, Momentum, Energy, and Action 11. The Expanding Universe 12. Conventions and Natural Laws 13. The Abolution of 'Force' 14. What is Matter? 15. Physical Consequences Index

Additional information

GOR003968047
9780415473828
0415473829
ABC of Relativity by Bertrand Russell
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Taylor & Francis Ltd
2009-02-20
168
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