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The Resource What is relativity? : an intuitive introduction to Einstein's ideas, and why they matter, Jeffrey Bennett

What is relativity? : an intuitive introduction to Einstein's ideas, and why they matter, Jeffrey Bennett

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What is relativity? : an intuitive introduction to Einstein's ideas, and why they matter
Title
What is relativity?
Title remainder
an intuitive introduction to Einstein's ideas, and why they matter
Statement of responsibility
Jeffrey Bennett
Title variation
What is relativity?
Title variation remainder
an intuitive introduction to Einsteins ideas, and why they matter
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Explains the fundamental principles of relativity, describing such aspects of the theory as black holes, curvature of spacetime, and singularity, as well as its practical applications in everyday life
Summary
An astrophysicist offers an entertaining introduction to Einstein's theories, explaining how well they have held up to rigorous testing over the years, and even describing the amazing phenomena readers would actually experience if they took a trip through a black hole
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10282288
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
530.11
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QC173.57
LC item number
.B46 2014
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
an intuitive introduction to Einstein's ideas, and why they matter
Label
What is relativity? : an intuitive introduction to Einstein's ideas, and why they matter, Jeffrey Bennett
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction-foreword : Einstein's life -- Getting started -- Voyage to a black hole -- Einstein's special theory of relativity -- Racing light -- Redefining space and time -- A new common sense -- Einstein's general theory of relativity -- Newton's absurdity -- Redefining gravity -- Implications of relativity -- Black holes -- The expanding universe -- Epilogue : your indelible mark on the universe
Control code
20152974
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 192 pages
Isbn
9780231167260
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2013026801
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn842884069
  • (OCoLC)842884069
Label
What is relativity? : an intuitive introduction to Einstein's ideas, and why they matter, Jeffrey Bennett
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction-foreword : Einstein's life -- Getting started -- Voyage to a black hole -- Einstein's special theory of relativity -- Racing light -- Redefining space and time -- A new common sense -- Einstein's general theory of relativity -- Newton's absurdity -- Redefining gravity -- Implications of relativity -- Black holes -- The expanding universe -- Epilogue : your indelible mark on the universe
Control code
20152974
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 192 pages
Isbn
9780231167260
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2013026801
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn842884069
  • (OCoLC)842884069

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