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The Riddle of Gravitation

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In this thought-provoking book, written for the layman, a noted physicist offers a fresh, nonmathematical introduction to the conceptual foundations of both Newton's and Einstein's theories of gravitation. Since Einstein's general relativity theory, which deals with gravitation, requires some acquaintance with the ideas of the special theory of relativity (not in itself ...more
Paperback, Revised, Updated, 234 pages
Published January 5th 1993 by Dover Publications (first published October 1st 1977)
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Morris
Jun 17, 2008 Morris rated it really liked it
This was one of my first reads on relativity and it was really fascinating. It covers Newtonian gravity, special and general relativity, and quantum gravity. Yes, it's from 1968, but still (mostly) correct and fairly accessible.
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OK book, a few interesting things on gravitation I didn't know. Good, not great.
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