Relativity, the Special and the General Theory: A Popular Exposition
Redesigned inside and out to have a fresh, appealing look, this new edition of a classic Crown Trade Paperback is a collection of Einstein's own popular writings on his work and describes the meaning of his main theories in a way virtually everyone can understand.
From the Trade Paperback edition.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
The System of Coordinates
Space and Time in Classical Mechanics
21 other sections not shown
Other editions - View all
able acceleration according appears basis behaviour body of reference called carriage chest classical mechanics clocks co-ordinate system concept condition connection consideration considered constant continuum corresponding course definition derived described determine difficulty direction disc distance earth embankment energy equal equations Euclidean existence experience expression fact fixed four-dimensional fundamental Galileian geometry given gravitational field hold idea imagine important independent inertial system interpretation kind length light Lorentz transformation manner mass material matter means measured measuring-rods motion moving nature objects observer obtained origin particular physical plane position possible present principle of relativity propagation question railway reality reference-body regard relation respect rest result rigid body rods satisfy sense simple simultaneous space space-time special theory square stars statement straight line surface theory of relativity thing thought tion train universe validity velocity