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written by Lev D. Landau and G. B. Rumer
published by the Dover Publications
This text explains the theory of special relativity.  Originally written in 1959, it covers material including time dilation, length contraction,  and simultaneity through the familiar use of thought experiments using light clocks, trains and rulers.
Pages 78
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Relativity
- Special Relativity
- High School
- Lower Undergraduate
- Instructional Material
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© 1959 Dover Publications
ISBN Number:
978-0486428062
Keywords:
length contraction, special relativity, time dilation
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Metadata instance created February 17, 2009 by Cale Gentry
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August 22, 2009 by Gregory Comer
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L. Landau and G. Rumer, (Dover Publications, Mineola, 1959), pp. 78, WWW Document, (http://store.doverpublications.com/0486428060.html).
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L. Landau and G. Rumer, What Is Relativity?, (Dover Publications, Mineola, 1959), pp. 78, <http://store.doverpublications.com/0486428060.html>.
APA Format
Landau, L., & Rumer, G. (1959). What Is Relativity? (pp. 78). Mineola: Dover Publications. Retrieved December 16, 2017, from http://store.doverpublications.com/0486428060.html
Chicago Format
Landau, Lev D., and G. B. Rumer. What Is Relativity?. 78. Mineola: Dover Publications, 1959. http://store.doverpublications.com/0486428060.html (accessed 16 December 2017).
MLA Format
Landau, Lev D., and G. B. Rumer. What Is Relativity?. Mineola: Dover Publications, 1959. 78. 23 Jan. 2003. 16 Dec. 2017 <http://store.doverpublications.com/0486428060.html>.
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