Relativity: the special and the general theory, a popular exposition 
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Review: Relativity: The Special and the General Theory
User Review  Sanjay Gautam  GoodreadsThis book by Dr. Einstein is very well written, though you will find the anatomy of sentences a little unusual. Well this should not be a problem considering the theory's difficulty level. Though the ... Read full review
Review: Relativity: The Special and the General Theory
User Review  Jordan Ulmer  GoodreadsThere is a reason why Einstein is a household name for genius! His grasp of the intricate workings of our mysterious universe is amazing and even more so is that he had the insight and ability to ... Read full review
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