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Author Orzel, Chad.

Title How to teach relativity to your dog / Chad Orzel.

Imprint New York : Basic Books, c2012.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  530.11 Or9h 2012    ---  Available
Description vi, 327 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Relative dog motion : the description of motion -- Fake proofs and failed experiments : historical origins of relativity -- Time slows when you're chasing bunnies : relativistic time dilation -- Honey, I shrank the bunnies : length contraction -- Intervals and diagrams : an introduction to spacetime -- 299,792,458 m/s isn't just a good idea, it's the law : velocity, momentum, force, and the speed of light -- A dog is always in motion : E=mcp2s -- Looking for the Bacon Boson : E=mcp2s and particle physics -- Everything is relative in the magic closet : the equivalence principle -- Warping the universe : general relativity and black holes -- Everything runs away : general relativity and the expanding universe -- The unified theory of critters : unification of forces.
Summary Explains the principles of relativity, profiling leading minds such as Albert Einstein, Brian Greene, and Stephen Hawking to simplify their theories on time dilation, extra dimensions, and relative motion.
Subject Relativity (Physics) -- Humor.
Relativity (Physics) -- Popular works.
ISBN 9780465023318 (pbk.)
0465023312 (pbk.)

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