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The Age of Einstein by Frank W. K. Firk

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The Age of Einstein
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Publisher: Yale University
ISBN/ASIN: 1616101008
Number of pages: 79

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This brief book is for the inquisitive reader who wishes to gain an understanding of the immortal work of Einstein, the greatest scientist since Newton. The concepts that form the basis of Einstein’s Theory of Special Relativity are discussed at a level suitable for Seniors in High School. An introduction to Einstein’s Theory of General Relativity, a theory of space, time, and motion in the presence of gravity, is given at a popular level.

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