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 Clement V. Durrell - G. Bell & Sons
Concise and practical, this text sketches the mathematical background essential to understanding the fundamentals of relativity theory. Subjects include the velocity of light, measurement of time and distance, and properties of mass and momentum.
by Frank W. K. Firk - Yale University
A book for the inquisitive reader who wishes to understand the main ideas of special and general theory of relativity. Only a modest understanding of high school mathematics is required. A formal account of special relativity is given in an appendix.
by L. Bolton - E.P. Dutton & Co.
This little book gives a remarkably readable and intelligible account of the theory of relativity. The author is presenting his material without presupposing more than elementary algebra and the elements of plane geometry.
by H. B. Tilton, F. Smarandache - Pima College Press
These are the proceedings of the Conference at Pima Community College, East Campus, February 18, 2005, at which six papers were presented. Disciplines represented: astronomy, computer science, engineering physics and mathematics.