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Einstein – Kuznetsov
In last few posts, we have seen two books on Einstein and his work (Albert Einstein’s Philosophical Views and The Theory of Relativity and Einstein and the philosophical problems of 20thcentury physics). In this post, we will see yet another book … Continue reading
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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Albert Einstein’s Philosophical views and the Theory of Relativity – Gribanov
In this post, we will see the book Albert Einstein’s Philosophical Views and the Theory of Relativity by D. P. Gribanov. This book aims to bring out the place and role of philosophical science in the creation of the theory … Continue reading
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Tagged analysis, classical mechanics, concepts, einstein, einstein studies, frames of reference, general relativity, genesis, history of science, matter, motion, philosophy, philosophy of science, physics, relativity, soviet science, space, special relativity, time
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Einstein and the philosophical problems of 20thcentury physics
In this post, we will see the book Einstein and the philosophical problems of 20thcentury physics. Many interesting articles are present in the book which would interest a physicist as well as students of history and philosophy of science. About the book: … Continue reading
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Tagged bohr, bridgman, cosmology, einstein, einstein studies, field theory, general relativity, geometry, gravitation, history of science, mach, philosophy of physics, philosophy of science, poincare, quantum mechanics, simultaneity, space, spacetime, special relativity, theory of relativity, time
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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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Probabilities of the Quantum World – Daniel Danin
What can take place of a particular interpretation? Only another interpretation – nothing else. We now come to Daniel Danin‘s book titled Probabilities of the Quantum World. The book traces the history of ideas in the conceptual development of Quantum … Continue reading
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Tagged bohr, born, de Broglie, einstein, heisenberg, ideas, interpretation, kuhn, planck, quantum mechanics, rutherford, schroedinger, solvay congress, sommerfield
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Relativity and Man – V. Smilga
Our task is to comprehend the purely physical essence of the theory, without going into problems which cannot be explained here with sufficient clarity. After seeing three books (RTG and STG) on General Relativity (GR) and one Special Theory of … Continue reading
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Tagged einstein, ether, galilean relativity, gravity, mass energy, mechanics, newton, paradoxes, simultaneity, spacetime, special relativity
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