The Geometry of Spacetime: An Introduction to Special and General Relativity. Front Cover · James J. Callahan. Springer Science & Business Media, Hello, I was wondering if anyone knows about the the book “The Geometry of Spacetime: An Introduction to Special and General Relativity” by. The Geometry of Spacetime has 8 ratings and 1 review. The Geometry of Spacetime: An Introduction to Special and General Relativity James J. Callahan.

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The author explores the way an individual observer views the world and how a pair of observers collaborate to gain objective knowledge of the world. The Geometry of Minkowski Spacetime: Yes, my password is: Book ratings by Goodreads.

Learn more about Amazon Prime. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. More seriously, the development of relativistic momentum and covariance in chap. I wouldn’t recommend it to anyone as a first course in relativity.

Adam Lantos marked it as to-read Jun 25, Undergraduate Texts in Mathematics Hardcover: Chris Grubb marked it as to-read Jan 24, Vijay Veeraraghavan added it Oct 01, There’s a problem loading this menu right now. This book looks at the ideas of both Einstein and Minkowski, and then introduces the theory of frames, surfaces and intrinsic geometry, developing the main implications of Einstein’s general relativity theory.

The Geometry of Spacetime : An Introduction to Special and General Relativity

Relativity Callahan’s “The Geometry of Spacetime”. To encompass both the general and special theory, he uses the geometry of spacetime as the unifying theme of the book.


The subject is presented in a geometrical fashion, and up until the end of chapter 3, I have not been buried in an avalanche of subscripts. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.

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Callahan No preview available – James Tauber added it Sep 03, Trivia About The Geometry of S I have the book and I read through the first few chapters.

I think in the beginning it is more mathematical, and I am surprised I liked it for this reason, because I generally like a gentle introduction to mathematics needed grometry general relativity. Published August 17th by Springer first published December 17th Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide.

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There are plenty of exercises, which is good, but no solutions at all – spaccetime even outlines – which is not so good. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids.

The Geometry of Spacetime: An Introduction to Special and General Relativity

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Discrete Mathematics Laszlo Lovasz. I do think Callahan’s treatment is a bit different from the more standard treatments by Carroll or Hartle, and if I were to prepare for a general relativity course at a university, I would probably play it safe and use Caroll or Hartle.

Showing of 10 reviews. Selected pages Title Page. This book gets at the spacteime core ideas of the topic and expresses them in as clear and accessible a manner as anyone could given the inherent difficulty of the subject matter. Want to Read saving…. Having glanced at later chapters, I know that the subscripts and superscripts are coming, but I also believe that I will be prepared for them when they arrive. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs.

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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Frankie marked it as to-read May 17, In the end we have to read the original texts of Maxwell’s, Einstein, et al. Product details Format Hardback pages Dimensions x x