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The manga guide to relativity

By: Nitta, Hideo.
Contributor(s): Yamamoto, Masafumi | Takatsu, Keita | Trend-pro Co., Ltd.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Tokyo No Starch Press 2011Description: ix, 177 p.ISBN: 9781593272722.Subject(s): Relativity - Comic books | Physics | Graphic novels | Juvenile literature | Children bookDDC classification: 530.11 Summary: Everything’s gone screwy at Tagai Academy. When the headmaster forces Minagi’s entire class to study Einstein’s theory of relativity over summer school, Minagi volunteers to go in their place. There’s just one problem: He’s never even heard of relativity before! Luckily, Minagi has the plucky Miss Uraga to teach him. Follow along with The Manga Guide to Relativity as Minagi learns about the non-intuitive laws that shape our universe. Before you know it, you’ll master difficult concepts like inertial frames of reference, unified spacetime, and the equivalence principle. You’ll see how relativity affects modern astronomy and discover why GPS systems and other everyday technologies depend on Einstein’s extraordinary discovery. https://www.nostarch.com/mg_relativity.htm
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Table of Contents:

Chapter 1: What Is Relativity?
Chapter 2: What Do You Mean, Time Slows Down?
Chapter 3: The Faster an Object Moves, the Shorter and Heavier It Becomes?
Chapter 4: What Is General Relativity?

Everything’s gone screwy at Tagai Academy. When the headmaster forces Minagi’s entire class to study Einstein’s theory of relativity over summer school, Minagi volunteers to go in their place. There’s just one problem: He’s never even heard of relativity before! Luckily, Minagi has the plucky Miss Uraga to teach him. Follow along with The Manga Guide to Relativity as Minagi learns about the non-intuitive laws that shape our universe. Before you know it, you’ll master difficult concepts like inertial frames of reference, unified spacetime, and the equivalence principle. You’ll see how relativity affects modern astronomy and discover why GPS systems and other everyday technologies depend on Einstein’s extraordinary discovery.

https://www.nostarch.com/mg_relativity.htm

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