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Relativity : special, general, and cosmological

Author: Wolfgang Rindler
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
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A modern thinking person's guide to all of Einstein's relativity. Full of mathematical rigor, but stressing physical insight, motivation, and clarity of concepts and logic, rather than mere formalism or experimental detail. Over 300 thought-provoking problems. - ;Relativistic cosmology has in recent years become one of the most active and exciting branches of research, often considered to be today where particle  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Rindler, Wolfgang, 1924-
Relativity.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006
(DLC) 2006277893
(OCoLC)62796042
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Wolfgang Rindler
ISBN: 9780191524332 0191524336
OCLC Number: 181757331
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 430 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Contents; Introduction; I: Special Relativity; II: General Relativity; III: Cosmology; Appendix: Curvature tensor components for the diagonal metric; Index.
Responsibility: Wolfgang Rindler.
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