Basic Relativity: An Introductory Essay (SpringerBriefs in by Péter Hraskó

By Péter Hraskó

This short offers a brand new manner of introducing relativity thought, during which difficult relativistic results equivalent to time dilation and Lorentz contraction are defined ahead of the dialogue of Lorentz-transformation. The inspiration of relativistic mass is proven to contradict the spirit of relativity concept and the real value of the mass-energy relation is contrasted with the preferred view of it. the writer discusses the dual paradox from the perspective of either siblings. final yet no longer least, the basics of basic relativity are defined, together with the new Gravity Probe B experiment.

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