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Lecture Notes on Special Relativity

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Lecture Notes on Special Relativity
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Publisher: Macquarie University
Number of pages: 70

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Special relativity lecture notes. From the table of contents: Introduction: What is Relativity?; Frames of Reference; Newtonian Relativity; Einsteinian Relativity;Geometry of Flat Spacetime; Electrodynamics in Special Relativity.

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