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Six not-so-easy pieces [electronic resource] : Einstein's relativity, symmetry, and space-time / Richard P. Feynman ; with Robert B. Leighton and Matthew Sands ; introduction by Roger Penrose.

Author/Creator:
Feynman, Richard P. (Richard Phillips), 1918-1988.
Publication:
New York : Basics Books, 2011.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (185 p.)
Subjects:
Symmetry (Physics)
Special relativity (Physics)
Space and time.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Six lectures, all regarding the most revolutionary discovery in twentieth-century physics: Einstein's Theory of Relativity. No one--not even Einstein himself--explained these difficult, anti-intuitive concepts more clearly, or with more verve and gusto, than Feynman.
Contents:
1. Vectors
2. Symmetry in physical laws
3. The special theory of relativity
4. Relativistic energy and momentum
5. Space-time
6. Curved space.
Notes:
Includes index.
ISBN:
1-283-07293-9
9786613072931
0-465-02528-5
OCLC:
712015997
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