Introducing Relativity, New Edition (Introducing... S.)
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Introducing Relativity, New Edition (Introducing... S.)

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It is now a century since Einstein's theories of Special and General Relativity revolutionized our view of the universe. Introducing Relativity plots a visually accessible course through Einstein's thought experiments that have given shape to contemporary physics. Scientists from Isaac Newton to Stephen Hawking add their unique contributions to this story. Einstein's legac...more
Paperback, 176 pages
Published July 28th 2002 by Totem Books
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Brian Hodges
I had to read this book in order to learn Relativity for a Discovery classroom series I was writing. Make no mistake, if you're not good with math and geometry, this is a pretty tough read. BUT, it is about as good an intro (utilizing plenty of humor, analogies and comic-booky illustrations) into the amazingly baffling and heady concepts of Einstein as you're likely to find without oversimplifying the theory. By the end of the book (and after several necessary re-reads) I actually felt like I ha...more
Sean
While it gave a nice overview of Relativity and its implications, it eventually became a bit too math-focused to truly be understood by utter non-math types like myself. Still, definitely worth a look, if your curious, and the format is very enjoyable.
Kurt
A great explanation of the almost unexplainable.
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