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Simply Einstein: Relativity Demystified

Simply Einstein: Relativity Demystified

Richard Wolfson

ISBN: 978-0-393-32507-2

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272 pages

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In clear, understandable terms, physicist Richard Wolfson explores the ideas at the heart of relativity and shows how they lead to such seeming absurdities as time travel, curved space, black holes and new meaning for the idea of past and future. Drawing from years of teaching modern physics to nonscientists, Wolfson explains in a lively, conversational style the simple principles underlying Einstein?s theory.