Relativity for Poets
by Benjamin Crowell
Publisher: LightAndMatter.com 2016
Number of pages: 197
This textbook is a nonmathematical presentation of Einstein's theories of special and general relativity, including a brief treatment of cosmology. It is a set of lecture notes for the author's course Relativity for Poets at Fullerton College.
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