Relativity

Relativity

The Special and General Theory

Book - 2005
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Robert Geroch builds on Einstein's work with commentary that addresses the ideas at the heart of the theory, bringing a modern understanding of relativity to the text. He elucidates how special relativity is a reconciliation of the contradictions between the nature of light and the principle of relativity; he expands on Einstein's treatment of the geometry of space-time and the fundamental notion of an "event"; he explains in detail, but without technical language, the equivalence of inertial and gravitational mass, a cornerstone of general relativity.

Publisher: New York : Pi Press, c2005
Edition: The masterpiece science ed
ISBN: 9780131862616
0131862618
Branch Call Number: Science & Nature 530.11 Ein

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