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Einstein's Relativity

  1. May 27, 2005 #1
    Einstein's "Relativity"

    What kind of maths is needed to understand this book? Would I be able to get by without calculus?
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  3. Jun 18, 2005 #2


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    read an easy one first!
  4. Jul 14, 2005 #3
    It all depends on how deep you want to go....you can learn the basic ideas without calculus, but you'll only be scratching the surface.
  5. Aug 14, 2005 #4


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    einstein himself wrote several very nice treatments using no calculus at all.
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