Begin the Adventure: How to Break the Light Barrier by A.D. 2070
by H. B. Tilton, F. Smarandache
Publisher: Pima Community College Press 2010
Number of pages: 147
The premise of this book is that the effects of the special theory of relativity are a kinematical perspective rather than being real; but "reality" is a slippery concept, and it is expected that the reader will keep that in mind.
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