Einstein for Everyone
by John D. Norton
Publisher: Nullarbor Press 2008
The course is aimed at people who have a strong sense that what Einstein did changed everything. However they do not know enough physics to understand what he did and why it was so important. The course presents just enough of Einstein's physics to give students an independent sense of what he achieved and what he did not achieve.
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by G. Y. Rainich - Edwards Brothers
We may consider Geometry as a first attempt at a study of the outside world. It may be considered as a system which reflects our experiences with features of the outside world, namely features connected with the displacements of rigid bodies.
by Peter Dunsby
Contents: the special theory of relativity, vectors and tensors in special relativity, conceptual basis of general relativity, curved space time and general relativity, Einstein's field equations, Schwarzschild's solution.
by Frederic P. Schuller - arXiv
Which geometries on a smooth manifold can serve as a spacetime structure? This question is comprehensively addressed from first principles, exploring the kinematics and gravitational dynamics of all tensorial geometries on a smooth manifold.
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.