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The Resource It's about time : understanding Einstein's relativity, N. David Mermin

It's about time : understanding Einstein's relativity, N. David Mermin

Label
It's about time : understanding Einstein's relativity
Title
It's about time
Title remainder
understanding Einstein's relativity
Statement of responsibility
N. David Mermin
Title variation
It is about time
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mermin, N. David
Dewey number
530.11
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QC173.65
LC item number
.M47 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Special relativity (Physics)
Target audience
adult
Label
It's about time : understanding Einstein's relativity, N. David Mermin
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 3
  • Speed of Light
  • 19
  • 4
  • Combining (Any) Velocities
  • 28
  • 5
  • Simultaneous Events; Synchronized Clocks
  • 45
  • 6
  • Preface: Why Another Relativity Book
  • Moving Clocks Run Slowly; Moving Sticks Shrink
  • 58
  • 7
  • Looking At a Moving Clock
  • 73
  • 8
  • Interval between Events
  • 79
  • 9
  • Trains of Rockets
  • ix
  • 89
  • 10
  • Space-Time Geometry
  • 102
  • 11
  • E = Mc[superscript 2]
  • 144
  • 12
  • A Bit about General Relativity
  • 171
  • 1
  • 13
  • What Makes It Happen?
  • 179
  • Principle of Relativity
  • 1
  • 2
  • Combining (Small) Velocities
  • 14
Control code
ocm57283944
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xv, 192 pages
Isbn
9780691122014
Lccn
2004066028
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
530.11 M549 ; P ; XX-N ; R0206BT3 ; Rev.
Other control number
9780691122014
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o57283944
  • (Sirsi) o57283944
Label
It's about time : understanding Einstein's relativity, N. David Mermin
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 3
  • Speed of Light
  • 19
  • 4
  • Combining (Any) Velocities
  • 28
  • 5
  • Simultaneous Events; Synchronized Clocks
  • 45
  • 6
  • Preface: Why Another Relativity Book
  • Moving Clocks Run Slowly; Moving Sticks Shrink
  • 58
  • 7
  • Looking At a Moving Clock
  • 73
  • 8
  • Interval between Events
  • 79
  • 9
  • Trains of Rockets
  • ix
  • 89
  • 10
  • Space-Time Geometry
  • 102
  • 11
  • E = Mc[superscript 2]
  • 144
  • 12
  • A Bit about General Relativity
  • 171
  • 1
  • 13
  • What Makes It Happen?
  • 179
  • Principle of Relativity
  • 1
  • 2
  • Combining (Small) Velocities
  • 14
Control code
ocm57283944
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xv, 192 pages
Isbn
9780691122014
Lccn
2004066028
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
530.11 M549 ; P ; XX-N ; R0206BT3 ; Rev.
Other control number
9780691122014
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o57283944
  • (Sirsi) o57283944

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