**Getting the Measure of Einstein's Space and Time**

by Len Zane

**Publisher**: University of Nevada, Las Vegas 2014**Number of pages**: 181

**Description**:

The space and time introduced by Albert Einstein in 1905 is explained by examining a series of simple thought or 'gedanken' experiments. The development makes extensive use of spacetime diagrams to help readers appreciate the full extent of these changes.

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