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


  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 9780231167260
  • ISBN: 0231167261
  • Description: viii, 192 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, [2014]

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0 current holds with 6 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Gloucester Adult Nonfiction 530.11/Bennett (Text to phone) Available -
Northern Essex - Lawrence Campus Stacks QC173.57 .B46 2014 (Text to phone) Available -
Peabody Main Adult New Nonfiction NEW QC 173.57 .B46 2014 (Text to phone) Available -
Reading Adult New Nonfiction NEW 530.11 BEN (Text to phone) Checked out 11/21/2014
Stoneham Adult Nonfiction Mezzanine 530.11 BEN (Text to phone) Available -
Swampscott Thomson Room 530.11 B (Text to phone) Available -

Content descriptions

General Note: Includes index.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Note: 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.
Subject: Relativity (Physics) > Popular works.
Genre: Popular works.

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