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Easy Lessons in Einstein

Edwin E. Slosson (1865-1929)

1. 01 - A Prefatorial Dialogue, A New View of Gravitation
2. 02 - Contradictory Experiments, The Conundrum of the Ages
3. 03 - Paradoxes of Relativity, Are You Sure of Your Shape?
4. 04 - Introducing the Fourth Dimension, Time as the Fouth Dimension
5. 05 - A Worm's-Eye View of the World, Turning Time Backward, the Metaphysics of the Movies
6. 06 - The Egocentric Theory of the Universe
7. 07 - Non-Euclidean Geometry, Some Simple Examples
8. 08 - The Eclipse Observations
9. 09 - Who is Einstein? How to Lose Weight, A Substitute for Gravity
10. 10 - The Weight of Light, Mutable Theories and Stable Facts, Scientific Versus Legal Laws
11. 11 - Time, Space, and Gravitation, by Dr Albert Einstein

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Published in 1920, Slosson’s Easy Lessons in Einstein is one of the first popularizations of Einstein’s theory of relativity. This book is meant to convey to the general reader the ideas of relativity in non-mathematical terms, by the use of thought experiements and pop-cultural references of the day. This edition also includes a short article by Einstein on Time, Space and Gravitation.



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