It's About Time
Understanding Einstein's RelativityeBook - 2009
In It's About Time, N. David Mermin asserts that relativity ought to be an important part of everyone's education--after all, it is largely about time, a subject with which all are familiar. The book reveals that some of our most intuitive notions about time are shockingly wrong, and that the real nature of time discovered by Einstein can be rigorously explained without advanced mathematics. This readable exposition of the nature of time as addressed in Einstein's theory of relativity is accessible to anyone who remembers a little high school algebra and elementary plane geometry. The book evo.
Publisher: Princeton ; Oxford : Princeton University Press, 2009
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xv, 192) : illustrations