The Symbolic Universe
Geometry and Physics 1890-1930
Edited by Jeremy J. Gray
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Symbolic Universe by Jeremy J. Gray
Book DescriptionWith the development of the theory of relativity by Albert Einstein, physics underwent a revolution at the end of the 19th century. The boundaries of research were extended still further when in 1907-8 Minkowski applied geometrical ideas to this area of physics. This in turn opened the door to other researchers seeking to use non-Euclidean geometrical methods in relativity, and many notable mathematicians did so, Weyl in particular linking these ideas with broader philosophical issues in mathematics. The Symbolic Universe gives an overview of this exciting era, giving a full account for the first time of Minkowski's geometric reformulation of the theory of special relativity.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780198500889
(242mm x 163mm x 21mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 22-Jul-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Jeremy J. Gray
Dr Jeremy J. Gray, Senior Lecturer in Mathematics, Faculty of Mathematics and Computing, Open University, Milton Keynes, MK7 6AA. firstname.lastname@example.org
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