Buy Readable relativity. by Clement Vavasor Durell online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop clubhipicbanyoles.com Range: $ - $ May 15, · "Wald's book is clearly the first textbook on general relativity with a totally modern point of view; and it succeeds very well where others are only partially successful. The book includes full discussions of many problems of current interest which are not treated in any extant book, and all these matters are considered with perception and understanding."—S. Chandrasekhar "A tour de force 4/5(5). Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. Apr 18, · In the words of Einstein: “The present book is intended, as far as possible, to give an exact insight into the theory of Relativity to those readers who, from a general scientific and philosophical point of view, are interested in the theory, but who are not conversant with the mathematical apparatus of theoretical physics”/5(62).

Apr 22, · The new book by Jeffrey Bennett introduces Einstein’s theory of relativity to a lay audience, explaining why black holes don’t suck and other phenomena. While Lorentz failed to discover this relativity due to his belief in Newton's theory and the "true time"! Einstein explained relativity, the speed of light, time and space along with the Lorentz transformation in this short book. A must read for anyone who would like to know time, space and relativity/5(13). Add tags for "Readable relativity; a book for non-specialists,". Be the first. Similar Items. Related Subjects: (1) Relativity (Physics) Confirm this request. You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway. Linked Data. Nov 11, · I could manipulate the mathematics of relativity and come up with answers but never really had an intuitive feel for what really is going on till I read this book. I only wish I had read this first before plowing through graduate physics courses. The only other book I have ever read that was more enlightening was the Bible/5.

See all books by Albert Einstein About Albert Einstein Albert Einstein (–), one of the greatest thinkers of the twentieth century, was born in Ulm, Germany, to German-Jewish parents. Dec 29, · that differences of opinion are scarcely likely to arise as to its applicability in practice. *** A refinement and modification of these views does not become necessary until we come to deal with the general theory of relativity, treated in the second part of this book.3/5(3).