Statistical Thermodynamics and Differential Geometry of

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I don't know why they could not tell me that earlier. Readable modern treatment that relies heavily on local coordinate computations. Each of the topics contains examples of fractals in the arts, humanities, or social sciences. Regarding point one, make sure you have a lot of math under your belt before picking up this book. Though over 20 years old, the video still contains excellent explanations of time dilation, length contraction, and the effects of a strong gravitational field (such as that experienced by someone orbiting a black hole).

Pages: 172

Publisher: Springer; 1993 edition (June 4, 1993)

ISBN: 0387940278

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