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The Very Short Introductions Series of Oxford University Press offers a gateway to the broad scope of knowledge in books usually slightly more than 100 pages in length written by... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Robin Friedman
If you want to know have a general idea about the theory of Relativity, this book is for you.
However this is only a summary I don't recommend it for advanced studies in... Read more
I liked that the book is a concise overview of both special and general relativity. Most importantly, it takes today's understanding of particle physics and cosmology and shows how... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Denise Higgins
An excellent book if you are only looking for a basic understanding of relativity. There is a lot that I learned by reading this. Read morePublished 17 months ago by gvokey
For those of us who want to gain some knowledge of the theory of relativity without getting involved with learning, or being subjected to, lengthy and extremely complicated... Read morePublished 18 months ago by B. Stewart
This is the first book in the "A Very Short Introduction" series I have read. Slightly larger than seven inches by four inches, and a bit over 100 pages long, they are diminutive... Read morePublished 18 months ago by Randolph Eck
I've always been interested in time and our relation to it. This book helps bring some clarity to understanding Einsteins theory. Read morePublished 19 months ago by BRIAN MICHAEL KEAST
Examples of some fairly complicate situations were given that made it much easier to understand relativity. Relativity is not an easy concept and is not intuitive to most people. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Calvin Ayres
I've read a few of these "very short introduction" books now (all physics and cosmology related) and I haven't found a bad one yet. Read morePublished 21 months ago by John D