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Einstein's Mirror

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ISBN-10: 0521435323

ISBN-13: 9780521435321

Edition: 1997

Authors: Tony Hey, Patrick Walters

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Following the successful format of their earlier book, The Quantum Universe, the authors blend a simple, non-mathematical account of the underlying theory of special relativity and gravitation.
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Book details

List price: $73.99
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 7/31/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 308
Size: 7.52" wide x 9.72" long x 0.91" tall
Weight: 2.156
Language: English

Tony Hey is Vice President of Microsoft Research and has published over 150 research papers on particle physics, computer science and multi-disciplinary eScience. He is the co-author, with Ian Aitchison, of the graduate textbook Gauge Theories in Particle Physics (4th edition) and co-editor of Richard Feynman's Lectures on Computation. He is also co-author of popular science books on quantum mechanics and relativity, The New Quantum Universe and Einstein's Mirror. Most recently, he co-edited The Fourth Paradigm, a book about eScience and the new era of data-intensive science.

Patrick Walters is a Senior Lecturer in the Adult Continuing Education Department at the University of Swansea. Previous books by these authors include The Quantum Universe and Einstein's Mirror.

Preface
A revolution in time
The nature of light
Light and time
The ultimate speed
E=mc2
Matter and anti-matter
Little boy and fat man: relativity in action
Down to Earth
Warped space
The Big Bang, black holes and unified fields
Afterword: Relativity and science fiction
Index