What Is Relativity?
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What Is Relativity?

ISBN 13:  9780486428062

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Author:  L.D. Landau
Format:  Paperback
No. of Pages:  80
Brand:  Dover Publications

A pair of eminent Russian theoretical physicists offer a captivating view of the paradoxes inherent to the special theory of relativity. Written in a simple, straightforward fashion, the text uses familiar objects (trains, rulers, and clocks, for example) to illuminate the more subtle and elusive aspects of relativity. Contents: 1. Familiar Examples of Relativity. 2. Space Is Relative. 3. The Tragedy of Light. 4. Time Proves to Be Relative. 5. Clocks and Rulers Play Tricks. 6. Work Changes Mass. 7. Summing Up. Index. Unabridged republication of the edition published by Basic Books, Inc., New York, 1959. 23 black-and-white illustrations.

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ISBN 13: 9780486428062

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