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Einstein for Beginners by Michael Mcguinness

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Published by Pantheon .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Mathematics and Science,
  • Relativity,
  • Comic books, strips, etc,
  • Science,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • History & Surveys - Modern,
  • Philosophy / Modern,
  • Biography,
  • Physicists

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages176
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7699841M
ISBN 100679725105
ISBN 109780679725107

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Relativity: The Special and the General Theory began as a short paper and was eventually published as a book written by Albert Einstein with the aim of giving 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.   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. To be honest I imagine that self-learning relativity to be quite difficult. It. Amusing, irreverent, sophisticated and highly accessible, Einstein for Beginners is the perfect introduction to Einstein's life and thought. Reaching back as far as Babylon (for the origins of mathematics) and the Etruscans (who thought they could handle lightning), this book takes us through the revolutions in electrical communications and. It took Einstein four years to develop the general theory. March Einstein’s first book, The Foundation of the General Theory of Relativity. This book provided the first complete description of his general theory of relativity. December. Einstein’s best known book, Relativity: The Special and General Theory.