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How Special Relativity Works

How Special Relativity Works

Details the concepts of space, time, matter, motion, mass, energy, light, and then explains special relativity. Covers frames of reference, first and second postulates of the special theory of relativity, the effect of motion on time, the unification of energy and mass, simultaneous events, the twin paradox, and time travel. Includes pictures and diagrams. A basic reference material for students learning these concepts for the first time, or for review.


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