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This is a free, online textbook offered by WikiBooks.  As such, it is continually being updated.  According to the authors, "What Minkowski had spotted was that Einstein's theory was actually related to the theories in differential geometry that had been developed by mathematicians during the nineteenth century. Initially Minkowski's discovery was unpopular with many physicists including Poincaré, Lorentz and even Einstein. Physicists had become used to a thoroughly materialist approach to... More
Material Type: Open Textbook
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Date Added to MERLOT: March 15, 2010
Date Modified in MERLOT: March 15, 2010
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Submitter: Cathy Swift

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