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I am still reading it.. I kind of got lost at one point and well.. :) I am still reading it and the people whom sold it to me did a great job. Read morePublished 7 months ago by AR Grover
I am a professor of theoretical physics who occasionally teaches a course on relativity for non-science students. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Arkenstone
I am at a loss to explain all of the neutral and negative reviews this book has received. It is very easily one of the best books I have read in the past twelve months, and I read... Read morePublished on March 16, 2013 by David Milliern
Why does Poincare get the most attention of all the also rans (although it wasn't a race) assuming this was a major point of the book? Read morePublished on December 20, 2009 by Kindle Customer
I read this book a while ago, and just came across the reviews on Amazon. I'm surprised to see such negative comments. I thought it was a simply splendid book. Read morePublished on December 1, 2008 by Ian Foster
Galison has written a very uneven story. It begins with a long, confusing 50 page introduction that assumes a considerable knowledge of the theory of relativity from the reader. Read morePublished on July 21, 2007 by Amazon Customer
The goal of this book is to provide the context for a momentous shift in physics; the change from Newtonian conceptions of absolute time to the modern theories of... Read morePublished on April 4, 2007 by R. Albin
I am in complete agreement with several other reviewers that the book is overly long and redundant. It should have been edited to at least half its size. Read morePublished on February 24, 2007 by L. Brooks