2012

Einstein's Relativity

The Ultimate Key to the Cosmos

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ISBN: 978-3-642-30384-5 (Print) 978-3-642-30385-2 (Online)
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Table of contents (13 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xii

  2. Book Chapter

    Pages 1-7

    Introduction

  3. Book Chapter

    Pages 9-16

    Preliminary Aspects of Classical Physics

  4. Book Chapter

    Pages 17-49

    A Simple Approach to Einstein’s Special Relativity

  5. Book Chapter

    Pages 51-61

    Introducing Einstein’s General Relativity

  6. Book Chapter

    Pages 63-77

    Testing Einstein’s General Relativity

  7. Book Chapter

    Pages 79-89

    Gravitational Waves and Energy-Momentum

  8. Book Chapter

    Pages 91-99

    The Universe According to Relativity

  9. Book Chapter

    Pages 101-102

    Spacetime Diagrams for General Relativity

  10. Book Chapter

    Pages 103-113

    The Motion of the Stars in the Galaxies

  11. Book Chapter

    Pages 115-122

    The Motion of Galaxies in Galaxy Clusters

  12. Book Chapter

    Pages 123-125

    Dark Energy

  13. Book Chapter

    Pages 127-132

    Time Machines, the Multiverse and Other Fantasies

  14. Book Chapter

    Pages 133-134

    Concluding Commentary

  15. Back Matter

    Pages 135-146