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The Meaning of Relativity : Routledge Classics - Albert Einstein

The Meaning of Relativity

Routledge Classics

Paperback Published: 6th February 2003
ISBN: 9780415285889
Number Of Pages: 192

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The world would be a very different place if it were not for Albert Einstein. Like Newton and Galileo before him, this remarkable scientist changed forever mankind's understanding of the universe. In 1921, five years after proclaiming his general theory of relativity, Einstein was awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics in recognition of his remarkable achievements. In the same year he travelled to the United States to give four lectures that consolidated his theory and sought to explain its meaning to a new audience. These lectures were published the following year as The Meaning of Relativity, which he revised with each new edition until his death. It remains a key work for anyone wishing to discover at first hand the workings of one of the most inspiring minds of the twentieth century.

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'Einstein's little book serves as an excellent tying together of loose ends and as a broad survey of the subject.' -- Physics Today

Space and Time in Pre-Relativity Physics
The Theory of Special Relativity
The General Theory of Relativity
On the 'Cosmologic Problem'
Relativistic Theory of the Non-Symmetric Field
Index
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ISBN: 9780415285889
ISBN-10: 0415285887
Series: Routledge Classics
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 192
Published: 6th February 2003
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.7 x 13.3  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.19
Edition Number: 3

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