Relativity: The Special And General Theory
  • Relativity: The Special And General Theory
  • Relativity: The Special And General Theory
  • Relativity: The Special And General Theory
ISBN: 1619491508
EAN13: 9781619491502
Language: English
Pages: 92
Dimensions: 0.21" H x 9" L x 6" W
Weight: 0.42 lbs.
Format: Paperback
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The volume contains new publications of five works by Einstein - his valuable book Relativity: The Special and the General Theory, written for a wider audience - and four articles, which nicely complement the issues discussed in the book.The selected works contain not only Einstein's own explanations of his revolutionary contributions to fundamental physics, but also give the readers, particularly his popular book, the unique chance to be exposed to Einstein's original thinking in action. Einstein's five works included in the volume are:1. Relativity: The Special and the General Theory. A Popular Exposition 2. What is the Theory of Relativity, written at the request of The London Times and published on November 28, 19193. Ether and the Theory of Relativity, An Address delivered on May 5th, 1920 in the University of Leyden4. Geometry and Experience, An expanded form of an Address to the Prussian Academy of Sciences in Berlin on January 27th, 19215. A Brief Outline of the Development of the Theory of Relativity, Nature volume 106, pages 782-784 (17 February 1921)One notable issue - the concept of relativistic mass - is not discussed in Einstein's five works republished in the volume. Although he wrote in his popular book (included here, p. 36) the inertial mass of a body is not a constant, Einstein Read More chevron_right

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