WHAT IS RELATIVITY?

WHAT IS RELATIVITY?

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.
Editora: DOVER PUBLICATIONS
ISBN: 0486428060
ISBN13: 9780486428062
Edição: 1ª Edição - 2003
Número de Páginas: 78
Acabamento: PAPERBACK
Formato: 13.60 x 21.00 cm.
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