**The Theory of the Relativity of Motion**

by Richard Chace Tolman

**Publisher**: University of California Press 1917**ISBN/ASIN**: 1434416291**Number of pages**: 275

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Classic introduction to Einstein's theory, written by a prominent physicist, provides the two main postulates upon which the theory rests and their experimental evidence. The relation between relativity theory and the principle of least action is discussed, as is a four-dimensional method of expressing and treating the results of relativity theory.

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