Space: from Euclid to Einstein
by Roy McWeeny
Publisher: Learning Development Institute 2011
Number of pages: 66
This book goes back to the work of the philosophers and astronomers of two thousand years ago; and it extends to that of Einstein, whose work laid the foundations for our present-day ideas about the nature of space itself.
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by Edwin Emery Slosson - Brace and Howe
What is this theory of relativity and why is it so important? The mathematics of it are too much for most of us, but we can get some notion of it by a familiar illustration. A discussion of the more intelligible features of the theory of relativity.
by G. B. Jeffery - Methuen & Company
Contents: The origins of the theory; Michelson-Morley experiment and the Lorentz transformation; Laws of motion and electro-magnetism; Restricted principle of relativity and some consequences; Equivalence hypothesis; Four-dimensional continuum; etc.
by Clement V. Durrell - G. Bell & Sons
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