Einstein's universe

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Penguin Books, 1980 - Science - 254 pages
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Without using mathematics, the theory of relativity is explained.

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User Review  - JudiY - LibraryThing

Clear explanations of both of Einstein's theories, and why they are so important. Reading the 1979 version also gives a startling picture of how far our knowledge has advanced. Read full review

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User Review  - rameau - LibraryThing

Excellent explanation of general and special relativity. Calder does something no else does and starts with general relativity, which seems weird at first but actually makes sense (since special relativity is the "special" case). Read full review


Authors Note
The Wasting Sun
The Ultimate Waterfall

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Nigel Calder has decades of sailing and cruising behind him. He is widely acknowledged as the world's foremost writer on boat systems maintenance, and writes regularly for "SAIL, Cruising World, Ocean Navigator, Professional Boatbuilder", and "Yachting Monthly, " among other magazines. He is the author of six books, including "Boatowner's Mechanical and Electrical Manual, Marine Diesel Engines, Refrigeration for Pleasureboats, The Cruising Guide to the Northwest Caribbean, " and "Cuba: A Cruising Guide".

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