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The Special Theory of Relativity

David Bohm John D. Barrow

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Routledge
01 October 2006
In these inspiring lectures David Bohm explores Albert Einstein's celebrated Theory of Relativity that transformed forever the way we think about time and space. Yet for Bohm the implications of the theory were far more revolutionary both in scope and impact even than this. Stepping back from dense theoretical and scientific detail in this eye-opening work, Bohm describes how the notion of relativity strikes at the heart of our very conception of the universe, regardless of whether we are physicists or philosophers.
By:   David Bohm
Preface by:   John D. Barrow
Imprint:   Routledge
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Edition:   New edition
Dimensions:   Height: 198mm,  Width: 129mm,  Spine: 23mm
Weight:   340g
ISBN:   9780415404259
ISBN 10:   0415404258
Series:   Routledge Classics
Pages:   304
Publication Date:   01 October 2006
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Professional and scholarly ,  Professional & Vocational ,  A / AS level ,  Further / Higher Education
Language:   Sicilian
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

David Bohm (1917--1992). A close colleague of Einstein's at Princeton University after World War II, Bohm would himself go on to become one of the great physicists of the twentieth century. Persecuted for his radical politics during the era of the McCarthy hearings, he left the US in 1952 to teach first in Brazil and then in the UK. Popular Science/Physics/Philosophy

Reviews for The Special Theory of Relativity

'Bohm presents a highly original view of what it means to look at the world with new eyes.' -- Journal of Consciousness Studies


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