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The Geometry of Spacetime: An Introduction to Special and General Relativity

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In 1905, Albert Einstein offered a revolutionary theory--special relativity--to explain some of the most troubling problems in current physics concerning electromagnetism and motion. Soon afterwards, Hermann Minkowski recast special relativity essentially as a new geometric structure for spacetime. These ideas are the subject of the first part of the book. The second part ...more
Hardcover, 463 pages
Published August 17th 2001 by Springer (first published December 17th 1999)
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Actually the majority of physics books are not accurate in deductions, but this one is one of the clearest and most accurate books on Special and General Relativity.
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James Callahan earned a B.A. from Marist College and a Ph.D. from New York University.

In 1975, Professor Callahan received the Lester R. Ford Award of the Mathematical Association of America and at Smith he has received the Faculty Distinguished Teaching Award and the Sears–Roebuck Foundation Award for Teaching Excellence and Campus Leadership. He has made research trips to England and France.

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