Relativity: the special and the general theory, a popular exposition 
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Contents
THE SPECIAL THEORY OF RELATIVITY PAGE I Physical Meaning of Geometrical Propositions i  1 
The System of Coordinates  5 
Space and Time in Classical Mechanics  9 
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acceleration according axis behaviour body of reference Cartesian coordinates centre chest classical mechanics coordinate system consideration corresponding Demy distance domain earth eclipse electrodynamics energy equations Euclidean geometry experience Fcap fixed stars Fourth Edition fundamental Galilei transformation Galileian referencebody Galileian system gravitational field H. A. Lorentz hold hypothesis Illustrated imagine inertial mass laws of nature length light in vacuo little rods Lorentz transformation M. N. Roy magnitudes manner marble slab material points matter means measured mollusk motion Newton's observer obtained physical physicists plane position postulate of relativity principle of relativity propagation of light radius railway carriage ray of light regard result rigid body rotation satisfied Second Edition Section space coordinates spacetime continuum special theory spectral lines square straight line surface system of coordinates theoretical theory of relativity Third Edition threedimensional tion tional field transmission of light universe validity velocity of light Volumes xv x2