The Manga Guide to Relativity
No Starch Press, Apr 15, 2011 - Science - 192 pages
Everythingís gone screwy at Tagai Academy. When the headmaster forces Minagiís entire class to study Einsteinís theory of relativity over summer school, Minagi volunteers to go in their place. Thereís just one problem: Heís never even heard of relativity before! Luckily, Minagi has the plucky Miss Uraga to teach him.
Follow along with The Manga Guide to Relativity as Minagi learns about the non-intuitive laws that shape our universe. Before you know it, youíll master difficult concepts like inertial frames of reference, unified spacetime, and the equivalence principle. Youíll see how relativity affects modern astronomy and discover why GPS systems and other everyday technologies depend on Einsteinís extraordinary discovery.
The Manga Guide to Relativity also teaches you how to:
* Understand and use E = mc2, the worldís most famous equation
If the idea of bending space and time really warps your brain, let The Manga Guide to Relativity straighten things out.
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Review: The Manga Guide to RelativityUser Review - Emily - Goodreads
This explains relativity surprisingly well, although there were a few concepts I got hung up on! I could've used this book back in the second year of my physics degree. Read full review
Review: The Manga Guide to RelativityUser Review - Christine - Goodreads
This collection of manga guides is actually quite informative, but unfortunately suffers from trying to condense a lot of information into a format that is easily readable, but you really can't ... Read full review