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Relativity, the special and the general theory

a popular exposition

by Albert Einstein

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  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Wings Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Relativity (Physics)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 179-180) and index.

    Statementby Albert Einstein ; authorised translation by Robert W. Lawson.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 188 p. :
    Number of Pages188
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18377989M
    ISBN 100517029618, 0517025302
    OCLC/WorldCa39090818

    The present book is intended, as far as possible, to give an exact insight into the theory of relativity to those readers who, from a general scientific and philosophical point of view, are interested in the theory, but who are not conversant with the mathematical apparatus of theoretical physics/5().   A handsome annotated edition of Einstein’s celebrated book on relativity. After completing the final version of his general theory of relativity in November , Albert Einstein wrote ed for a popular audience, the book remains one of the most lucid explanations of the special and general theories ever written.5/5(2).

    Einstein's theory of general relativity predicted that the space-time around Earth would be not only warped but also twisted by the planet's rotation. Gravity Probe B showed this to be correct. In. Along with quantum mechanics in the s, Einstein s Special Theory of Relativity () and General Theory of Relativity () stand as the supreme achievements of twentieth-century physics. In simplest terms, the theory of Relativity is an approach to the measurement and study of space and time.

    The Geometry of Minkowski Spacetime: An Introduction to the Mathematics of the Special Theory of Relativity. Springer-Verlag, In print, ISBN ; list price $ (hardcover) This book is devoted to a rigorous mathematical treatment of the flat Minkowski spacetime of special relativity. The book walks the reader through the development of the special and general theories of relativity and the supporting theories they were built upon. Starting with the special theory and its limited applicability and the later development of the more universal general theory, /5(K).


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The general theory of relativity, together with the necessary parts of the theory of invariants, is dealt with in the author’s book Die Grundlagen der allgemeinen Relativitätstheorie (The Foundations of the General Theory of Relativity) — Joh.

Ambr. Barth, ; this book assumes some familiarity with the special theory of relativity. General Results of the Theory Experience and the Special Theory of Relativity Minkowski's Four-Dimensional Space. Part II: The General Theory of Relativity.

Special and General Principle of Relativity The Gravitational Field The Equality of Inertial and Gravitational Mass as an Argument for the General Postulate of /5(91). The book walks the reader through the development of the special and general theories of relativity and the supporting Relativity they the special and the general theory book built upon.

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That’s where Einstein’s general theory of relativity comes in, because it can explain the general case of any sort of motion. Einstein’s theory was based on two key principles: The principle of relativity: The laws of physics don’t change, even for objects moving in inertial (constant speed) frames of reference.

There is an old book by Max Born, called Einstein's Theory of Relativity which explains the Special Relativity in great detail without any advanced mathematics and a little bit of General Relativity. It is suitable for those who has not yet started to physics degree or will not, but would like to understand the theory in a deeper and mathematical manner.

The General Theory of Relativity The General Theory of Relativity is, as the name indicates, a generalization of the Special Theory of Relativity. It is certainly one of the most remarkable achievements of science to date, it was developed by Einstein with little or no experimental motivation but driven instead by philosophical questions:File Size: 1MB.

The first chapters of the book on the general theory of relativity are easy to approach even for those with no background in physics, featuring only little math and easy to relate to examples. More math and complexity comes in the later stages of the book introducing the general theory of relativity and may be hard to grasp even with a basic /5(K).

The present book is intended, as far as possible, to give an exact insight into the theory of Relativity to those readers who, from a general scientific and philosophical point of view, are interested in the theory, but who are not conversant with the mathematical apparatus of theoretical by: Page - ACCORDING to the general theory of relativity, the geometrical properties of space are not independent, but they are determined by matter.

Thus we can draw conclusions about the geometrical structure of the universe only if we base our considerations on the 4/5(12). The book walks the reader through the development of the special and general theories of relativity and the supporting theories they were built upon.

Starting with the special theory and its limited applicability and the later development of the more universal general theory, /5(). There are a great number of really excellent books on relativity, but no particular book is good for everyone: the reader is as important as that which is being read.

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Special and General relativity explain the structure of space time and provide a theory of gravitation, respectively. Einstein’s theories shocked the world with their counterintuitive results, including the dissolution of absolute time. In this book he brings a simplified form of his profound understanding of the subject to the layperson/5(62).

Then, at the end ofhe published a small book entitled On the Special and the General Theory of Relativity, Generally Comprehensible. This work was written with as little mathematics as possible and was designed to appeal to an even broader readership, albeit one still somewhat educated in mathematics or physics.

There is no doubt that Albert Einstein has been one of the most brilliant minds of the past century. His major contribution to science was the special and the general theory of relativity, which gave a new dimension to that we call today "Modern Physics".Cited by: About this Item: Rupa, Soft cover.

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