The ABC of Relativity Author:Bertrand Russell Bertrand Russell, the Nobel Prize-winning philosopher and scientist, offers a fresh approach to a basic understanding of the structure of the universe in this stimulating explanation of relativity. — Using lively analogies drawn from everyday experiences and limiting mathematical formulas to the barest minimum, he discusses Einstein's special and... more » general theories in direct and simple language. He shows how the theory of relativity has revolutionized our conception of the physical world and changed the course of science, extending its applications to such inventions as the hydrogen bomb -- inventions which have drastically changed the future of mankind.« less
Bertrand Russell, Nobel Prize winning philosopher and scientist, offers a basic understanding of the structure of the universe in this explanation of relativity. Using direct and simple language and taking analogies drawn from everyday experience, he shows how the theory of relativity has changed the course of science and the future of mankind.