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# General Relativity from A to B

"This beautiful little book is certainly suitable for anyone who has had an introductory course in physics and even for some who have not."—Joshua N. Goldberg,

"An imaginative and convincing new presentation of Einstein's theory of general relativity. . . . The treatment is masterful, continual emphasis being placed on careful discussion and motivation, with t...more

*Physics Today*"An imaginative and convincing new presentation of Einstein's theory of general relativity. . . . The treatment is masterful, continual emphasis being placed on careful discussion and motivation, with t...more

Paperback, 233 pages

Published
March 15th 1981
by University Of Chicago Press
(first published 1978)

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The author presents fundamental ideas of theory of relativity in a non-mathematical form using conversation approach to readers with little science background. The book is highly descriptive and the reader is bound to get bored since this is a discussion of about basic ideas about space and time using two-dimensional space-time diagrams. The first part of the book describes the notion of space and time in terms of Aristotelian and Galilean view points. The...more

As Geroch himself admits, this is not just a beautifully simple and highly geometrical explanation of general relativity, but it's also a text about what it means to be a physicist and how do physicists go about constructing and exploring their theories.

Jan 19, 2014
Dipesh
marked it as to-read

General relativity - for when you get really serious

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