TheABC of Relativity is Bertrand Russell's most brilliant work of scientific popularisation. With marvellous lucidity he steers the reader who has no knowledge of maths or physics through the subtleties of Einstein's thinking; in easily assimilable steps he explains the theories of special and general relativity and describes their practical application (among much else to discoveries about gravitation and the invention of the hydrogen bomb).
conception of the physical world, but the innumerable popular accounts of his theory generally cease to be intelligible at the point where they begin to say something
The basic principles of relativity have not changed since Russell first published his lucid guide for the general reader. This new edition takes account of the extension of our knowledge about the theory and its applications.
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