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The origin, nature, and influence of relativity : Lowell institute lectures, Lowell institute--Boston, and Los Angeles lectures, University of California-Southern branch

Author: George David Birkhoff
Publisher: New York : The Macmillan Co., 1925.
Series: Series of mathematical texts.
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Birkhoff, George David.
Origin, nature, and influence of relativity.
New York, The Macmillan Co., 1925
(OCoLC)594593693
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George David Birkhoff
OCLC Number: 10526634
Notes: Includes index.
Description: ix, 185 pages : diagrams ; 20 cm.
Contents: Euclid, Newton, Faraday, and Einstein --
The nature of space and time --
The old and new theories of gravitation --
The experimental tests of relativity --
Some relativistic paradoxes and their explanation --
Some general principles in the new physics --
The structure of matter in the new physics --
The philosophical influence of relativity.
Series Title: Series of mathematical texts.
Other Titles: Lowell Institute lectures.
Los Angeles lectures, 1924.
Responsibility: by George David Birkhoff.

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