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Special & General Relativity (Concise Edition) (Foundations)

Special & General Relativity (Concise Edition) (Foundations)

Current price: $12.99
Publication Date: October 10th, 2023
Publisher:
Flame Tree 451
ISBN:
9781804175675
Pages:
256
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Description

Einstein's pioneering work helped shape the cultural landscape of the world today. Now in a digestible, pocket format for the modern reader.

A new, popular edition with a clear introduction, Special & General Relativity by Albert Einstein contains his core paper, 'Relativity, The Special & The General Theory: A Popular Exposition', which established his reputation as one of the greatest thinkers of our (and perhaps any) age. Also included are two of the Princeton University lectures he gave to explain his findings in more detail, on 'The Meaning of Relativity', as well as the early paper which led to his famous equation E = mc2.

The FLAME TREE Foundations series features core publications which together have shaped the cultural landscape of the modern world, with cutting-edge research distilled into pocket guides designed to be both accessible and informative.

About the Author

Albert Einstein was a German mathematician and physicist who developed the special and general theories of relativity. In 1921, he won the Nobel Prize for physics for his explanation of the photoelectric effect. His work also had a major impact on the development of atomic energy. In his later years, Einstein focused on unified field theory.

A particle physicist, Martin Counihan (University of Southampton) is responsible for continuing education and public outreach in the sciences. He has provided hundreds of courses, initiating and directing programmes not only in physics but also in environmental science, information technology and the humanities.

Marika Taylor is a Professor of Theoretical Physics and Head of School within Mathematical Sciences at the University of Southampton. Her research interests include all aspects of string theory, gravitational physics and quantum field theory. Her work has featured in Physical Review and Journal of High Energy Physics among others.