The Age of Einstein
by Frank W. K. Firk
Publisher: Yale University 2003
Number of pages: 79
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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by Rob Salgado - Syracuse University
This is an elementary introduction to the Theory of Relativity. The intended audience is a class of nonscience undergraduates. Our plan is to follow a pseudo-historical development of how we came to understand the spacetime of General Relativity.
This book examines the evolution of the principle of relativity in its classical, special, and general incarnations, with the aim of showing how it has repeatedly inspired advances in our understanding of the physical world.
by Benjamin Crowell - LightAndMatter.com
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.
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.