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The Resource How to teach relativity to your dog, Chad Orzel

How to teach relativity to your dog, Chad Orzel

Label
How to teach relativity to your dog
Title
How to teach relativity to your dog
Statement of responsibility
Chad Orzel
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Orzel, Chad
Dewey number
530.11
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QC173.57
LC item number
.O79 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Relativity (Physics)
  • Relativity (Physics)
Label
How to teach relativity to your dog, Chad Orzel
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
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=mc2 -- Looking for the Bacon Boson : E=mc2 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
Control code
ocn744287979
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
vi, 327 p.
Isbn
9780465023318
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2011044067
Other physical details
ill.
Label
How to teach relativity to your dog, Chad Orzel
Publication
Bibliography note
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=mc2 -- Looking for the Bacon Boson : E=mc2 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
Control code
ocn744287979
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
vi, 327 p.
Isbn
9780465023318
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2011044067
Other physical details
ill.

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