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A Simple NonEuclidean Geometry And Its Physical Basis – Yaglom
In this post, we will see the book A simple nonEuclidean geometry and its physical basis: an elementary account of Galilean geometry and the Galilean principle of relativity by I. M. Yaglom. This book is remarkable in that it relies only on … Continue reading
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Tagged bolyai, coparallelograms, cotrapezoids, distance, einstein, Galilean Geometry, galilean relativity, gauss, geometry, hyperbolic geometry, klein, lobachevsky, lorentz transformation, mathematics, mechanics, Minkowski, noneuclidean, relativity, riemann, riemannian geometry
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In the Search for Beauty – Smilga
In an earlier post we have seen a wonderful book on special relativity titled Relativity and Man by V. Smilga. In that post, it was pointed out another book by this wonderful author titled In theSearch for Beauty, which has … Continue reading
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Tagged bolyai, einstein, euclid, gauss, general relativity, geometry, history of mathematics, lobachevskian, lobachevsky, mathematics, non euclidean geometry
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