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Introducing Einstein's Relativity: A Deeper Understanding

Second Edition


Ray d'Inverno, James Vickers

December 2021

This textbook provides students with a sound mathematical introduction coupled to an understanding of the physical insights needed to explore the subject

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Planetary Systems: A Very Short Introduction


Raymond T. Pierrehumbert

December 2021

Very Short Introductions

For many decades, we were only familiar with our own system of planets, the Solar System, orbiting our Sun. Now we know that it is just one among a vast range of planetary systems around distant stars. This book explores the nature and variety of planetary systems, how they are formed, and how they die.

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Time: A Very Short Introduction


Jenann Ismael

October 2021

Very Short Introductions

What is time? This book describes the developing physics of the concept of time from Newton, via Einstein, to the present day, and the related philosophical aspects. It also discusses the psychological experience of time and insights from cognitive science.

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