Relativity physics

    Special Relativity and Classical Field Theory

    By Leonard Susskind

    Hardback £17.46

    The third volume in Leonard Susskind's one-of-a-kind physics series cracks open Einstein's special relativity and field theory In the first two books in his wildly popular The Theoretical Minimum series, world-class physicist Leonard Susskind provided a brilliant first course in classical and quantum mechanics, offering readers not an oversimplified introduction,...

    Problem Book in Relativity and Gravitation

    By Alan P. Lightman

    Paperback £26.46

    An essential resource for learning about general relativity and much more, from four leading experts Important and useful to every student of relativity, this book is a unique collection of some 475 problems--with solutions--in the fields of special and general relativity, gravitation, relativistic astrophysics, and cosmology. The problems are expressed...

    How To Understand E =mc2

    By Christophe Galfard

    Hardback £8.45

    It is the most famous equation in the world, and yet most of us do not know its significance. Leading theoretical physicist Christophe Galfard, who was trained by Stephen Hawking, explains it all in a way that is accessible and pertinent to the world in which we live in.

    Paradoxes of Time Travel

    By Ryan Wasserman

    Hardback £42.06

    Ryan Wasserman explores a range of fascinating puzzles raised by the possibility of time travel, with entertaining examples from physics, science fiction, and popular culture, and he draws out their implications for our understanding of time, tense, freedom, fatalism, causation, counterfactuals, laws of nature, persistence, change, and mereology.

    Variational Approach to Gravity Field Theories

    Paperback Save £4.74 = £31.25

    This book offers a detailed and stimulating account of the Lagrangian, or variational, approach to general relativity and beyond. After an introduction to field theories and the variational approach, individual sections focus on the variational approach in relation to special relativity, general relativity, and alternative theories of gravity.

    Reality Is Not What It Seems

    By Carlo Rovelli

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    'The physicist transforming how we see the universe' Financial Times'An utter joy' Adam Rutherford'A hugely engaging book... Rovelli is a charming, thought-provoking tour guide' Manjit Kumar ProspectDo space and time truly exist? What is reality made of? Can we understand its deep texture?Scientist Carlo Rovelli has spent his whole life...

    Nonlocal Gravity

    By Bahram Mashhoon

    Hardback Save £5.34 = £59.66

    Relativity theory assumes locality, without accounting for the observer's past history. This book introduces nonlocality, or history dependence, into relativity theory. Inertia and gravitation are deeply tied, suggesting gravity may be nonlocal. The gravitational memory of past events must then be taken into account.

    Road to Relativity

    By Hanoch Gutfreund

    Paperback £13.83

    This richly annotated facsimile edition of "The Foundation of General Relativity" introduces a new generation of readers to Albert Einstein's theory of gravitation. Written in 1915, this remarkable document is a watershed in the history of physics and an enduring testament to the elegance and precision of Einstein's thought. Presented...

    Black Hole Blues and Other Songs from Outer Space

    By Janna Levin

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    The full inside story of the detection of gravitational waves at LIGO, one of the most ambitious feats in scientific history*Selected as a Book of the Year 2016 in the Sunday Times*'This is empirical poetry.

    Where the Universe Came From

    By New Scientist

    Paperback £10.25

    A little over a century ago, a young Albert Einstein presented his general theory of relativity to the world and utterly transformed our understanding of the universe. In Where the Universe Came From leading cosmologists and New Scientist explain that we still have plenty of unfinished business with the cosmos.

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