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My first book of relativity

Author: Sheddad Kaid-Sala Ferrón; Eduard Altarriba
Publisher: Lewes, East Sussex : Button Books, 2019. ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : Primary school : EnglishView all editions and formats
Einstein's theory of relativity is one of the cornerstones of modern physics but it requires a total rethink of our notions of time and space. Strange things happen in a relative universe: length and time are not fixed and depend upon your frame of reference. If you move at high speed, time slows down, space contracts and weight increases. So a period of time for someone on Earth that lasts for hundreds of years may  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Instructional and educational works
Picture books
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sheddad Kaid-Sala Ferrón; Eduard Altarriba
ISBN: 9781787080324 1787080323 9781787080331 1787080331
OCLC Number: 1105166489
Target Audience: Junior primary school age.
Description: 47 pages : colour illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Time --
Measuring time --
Clocks & watches --
Space --
Speed --
Movement --
Frames of reference --
Adding up speeds --
The speed of light --
We always see the past --
The theory of (special) relativity --
Time is not what it seems --
Time dilation: firing marbles --
Time dilation: firing photons --
A light clock --
Journey to the future --
Length contraction --
The Muon's journey --
Speed makes things heavier --
Surfing the light --
A mathematical universe.
Responsibility: Sheddad Kaid-Salah Ferrón & Eduard Altarriba.


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