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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by David Waite
This is a textbook on theories of special and general relativity. It is assumed that the reader has an understanding of mathematics through calculus and partial differential equations. The relevant tensor calculus is presented throughout as needed.
by Pierre Fleury - arXiv.org
The main goal of this document is to propose a big picture of gravitation, where Einstein's relativity arises as a natural increment to Newton's theory. It is designed for students who do not necessarily have prior knowledge about relativity.
by Ruslan Sharipov - Samizdat Press
A regular, smooth, and logically consistent introduction to the subject starting with basic facts like Coulomb law and ending with Einstein's theory of gravitation. A book for mathematics students, references to physical intuition are minimized.
by Orfeu Bertolami, Jorge Paramos - arXiv
In this contribution, the authors assess the current experimental status of Special and General Relativity. Particular emphasis is put on putative extensions of these theories and on how these could be detected experimentally.