- Paperback: 128 pages
- Publisher: Faber and Faber; Reprint edition (8 Jun. 1998)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0571142826
- ISBN-13: 978-0571142828
- Product Dimensions: 11.2 x 1.1 x 17.9 cm
- Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars See all reviews (10 customer reviews)
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 375,719 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
The Time and Space of Uncle Albert Paperback – 8 Jun 1998
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About the Author
Russell Stannard is Emeritus Professor of Physics at the Open University. He has travelled widely in Europe and the USA, researching high energy nuclear physics. He has received the Templeton UK project award and spent a year in America as a visiting fellow at the Center of Theological Theory, Princeton. He was awarded an OBE for services to physics and the popularisation of science. Married with four children of his own and three stepchildren, he vividly remembers the excitement of discovering Einstein's theories for the first time and he is dedicated to passing this inspiration on to new generations. The Time and Space of Uncle Albert was shortlisted for both the Science Award and the Whitbread Award, and his books have been translated into seventeen different languages.
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Even if you are an accomplished professor of GR and all that, do remember to read it yourself first. It will let you know what questions you are likely to be asked & reminds you of the fun that it used to be when you first heard about these silly ideas!
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A good explanation of real physics in the guise of a short story for young scientists around top juniors or early secondary school age.Published 11 months ago by Mrs. Elizabeth Spiller
Having ordered the hardcover edition, I was delighted to receive a good quality, signed copy. There is so much to know about the general theory of relativity and so many good books... Read morePublished on 1 Sept. 2011 by RR Waller