Get Your Free Goodie Box here

The Age of Einstein by Frank W. K. Firk - HTML preview

PLEASE NOTE: This is an HTML preview only and some elements such as links or page numbers may be incorrect.
Download the book in PDF, ePub, Kindle for a complete version.

Preface 5

1. Introduction 7

2. Understanding the Physical Universe 8

3. Describing Everyday Motion 10

4. Einstein’s Theory of Special Relativity 18

5. Newton’s Dynamics 36

6. Equivalence of Mass and Energy: E = mc2 45

7. An Introduction to Einstein’s General Relativity 50

8. Appendix: a Mathematical Approach to Special Relativity 62

9. Bibliography 82

4

5