It's About Time

It's About Time

Understanding Einstein's Relativity

eBook - 2009
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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
ISBN: 9781400830848
1400830842
1282259210
9781282259218
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xv, 192) : illustrations

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johnogis
Jan 17, 2013

Try this series of lectures by Leonard susskind of Stanford

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hbmf0bB38h0

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John_M
Jul 07, 2010

I am starting to get an intuitive feeling for relativity after reading this book. I would like to read it again.

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