The Routledge Guidebook to Einstein’s Relativity expands on and supplements this seminal text, by exploring:
- the historical context of Einstein’s work and the background to his breakthroughs
- details of experimental verification of special and general relativity
- the enduring legacy of Einstein’s theories and their implications for future scientific breakthroughs.
This is an essential introduction for students of physics, philosophy and history in understanding the key elements of the work and the importance of this classic text to society today.
About the Author
James Trefil is Robinson Professor of Physics at George Mason University, USA. In 2000 he received the Andrew W. Gemant Award from the American Institute of Physics for outstanding and sustained contributions in bridging the gap between science and society.