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Relativity : a very short introduction, Russell Stannard

Label
Relativity : a very short introduction
Title
Relativity
Title remainder
a very short introduction
Statement of responsibility
Russell Stannard
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Einstein's theory of relativity shattered the world of physics - replacing Newtonian ideas of space and time with bizarre and counterintuitive conclusions, a world of slowing clocks and stretched space, black holes and curved space-time. This introduction explores and explains the theory in an accessible and understandable way
Member of
Cataloging source
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http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Stannard, Russell
Dewey number
530.11
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QC173.55
LC item number
.S73 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Very short introductions
Series volume
190
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Relativity (Physics)
  • SCIENCE
  • Relativity (Physics)
Label
Relativity : a very short introduction, Russell Stannard
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 110-111) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Special relativity. The principle of relativity and the speed of light ; Time dilation ; The twin paradox ; Length contraction ; Loss of simultaneity ; Space-time diagrams ; Four-dimensional spacetime ; The ultimate speed ; E = mc[superscript 2] -- General relativity ; The equivalence principle ; The effects on time of acceleration and gravity ; The twin paradox revisited ; The bending of light ; Curved space ; Black holes ; Gravitational waves ; The universe
Control code
310698834
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (114 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191553103
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations.
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b8de57a1-7414-41b9-b203-d8158dbd4eb1
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)310698834
Label
Relativity : a very short introduction, Russell Stannard
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 110-111) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Special relativity. The principle of relativity and the speed of light ; Time dilation ; The twin paradox ; Length contraction ; Loss of simultaneity ; Space-time diagrams ; Four-dimensional spacetime ; The ultimate speed ; E = mc[superscript 2] -- General relativity ; The equivalence principle ; The effects on time of acceleration and gravity ; The twin paradox revisited ; The bending of light ; Curved space ; Black holes ; Gravitational waves ; The universe
Control code
310698834
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (114 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191553103
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
b8de57a1-7414-41b9-b203-d8158dbd4eb1
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)310698834

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