The ABC of Relativity


Read by Ciufi Galeazzi

(4.5 stars; 2 reviews)

The ABC of Relativity clearly and engagingly explains Einstein's Theory of Relativity to the layperson. It is considered to be a significant contribution to the popularization of science. Its author, Bertrand Russell, was an acclaimed British mathematician, philosopher and logician. Please note that in a few of the chapters, diagrams are included which clarify the author's discourse. The listener may wish to consult a published text to refer to these diagrams. (Summary by Ciiufi Galeazzi) (4 hr 44 min)

Chapters

Touch and Sight: The Earth and the Heavens 16:18 Read by Ciufi Galeazzi
What Happens and What is Observed 17:56 Read by Ciufi Galeazzi
The Velocity of Light 19:30 Read by Ciufi Galeazzi
Clocks and Foot Rules 18:37 Read by Ciufi Galeazzi
Space-Time 15:46 Read by Ciufi Galeazzi
The Special Theory of Relativity 23:31 Read by Ciufi Galeazzi
Intervals in Space-Time 24:03 Read by Ciufi Galeazzi
Einstein's Law of Gravitation 23:52 Read by Ciufi Galeazzi
Proofs of Einstein's Law of Gravitation 15:24 Read by Ciufi Galeazzi
Mass, Momentum, Energy and Action 23:34 Read by Ciufi Galeazzi
Is the Universe Finite? 17:35 Read by Ciufi Galeazzi
Conventions and Natural Laws 18:50 Read by Ciufi Galeazzi
The Abolition of Force 17:43 Read by Ciufi Galeazzi
What is Matter? 16:22 Read by Ciufi Galeazzi
Philosophical Consequences 15:41 Read by Ciufi Galeazzi