
Title  Discovering relativity for yourself 
Author(s)  Sam Lilley 
Publication  Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1981. 
Abstract Note  Discovering Relativity for yourself explains Einstein's Theory of Relativity to readers who are daunted by the standard mathematical approach to that profound theory. For twenty years Sam Lilley taught this subject to adults with no science background. Now he has written an explanation of the theory that demands no prior knowledge of mathematics or physics beyond an ability to do simple arithmetic. The first quarter of the book uses no more than arithmetic and a little simple geometry to introduce some of the main concepts of the theory, as well as discussing an impressive experimental test, which comes down strongly in its favour. When eventually further progress demands use of algebra and other mathematical techniques, these are carefully explained in a way that makes them accessible to absolute beginners, using many new and unorthodox methods. 
ISBN,Price  9780511661402 : $ 81.25(EB) 
Keyword(s)  1. EBOOK
2. EBOOK  CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS

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