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Author Bennett, Jeffrey O.

Title What is relativity? : an intuitive introduction to Einstein's ideas, and why they matter / Jeffrey Bennett.

Publication Info. New York : Columbia University Press, [2014]

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Description viii, 192 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Note Includes index.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
Local Note BRPLADFIC
Subject Einstein, Albert, ‡d 1879-1955.
Relativity (Physics) -- Popular works.
ISBN 9780231167260 (cloth: alkaline paper)
0231167261 (cloth: alkaline paper)
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