The Road to Einstein's Relativity: Following in the Footsteps of the Giants

1st Edition

David Lyth

CRC Press
Published January 25, 2019
Reference - 160 Pages - 10 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9780367002534 - CAT# K402556

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CHOICE Highly Recommended Title, August 2019

Expertly guided by renowned cosmologist Dr. David Lyth, learn about the pioneering scientists whose work provided the foundation for Einstein’s formulation of his theories of relativity, and about Einstein's groundbreaking life and work as well.

This highly readable and accessible panorama of the field delicately balances history and science as it takes the reader on an adventure through the centuries. Without complex mathematics or scientific formulae, this book will be of interest to all, even those without a scientific background, who are intrigued to find out more about what paved the way for one of our most famous physicists to push the boundaries of physics to new lengths.


  • Written by an internationally renowned physicist and cosmologist
  • Describes the life and times of Einstein and his important predecessors
  • Focuses on one of the most famous areas of science, Einstein’s Relativity Theory


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