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New GR text online
« on: 01/04/2013 21:59:22 »
The new version of "Explring Black Holes" is online at http://exploringblackholes.com/

If you read it and want to comment on it then I'm sure that the author would love to hear from you. See http://www.eftaylor.com/comments/


 

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Re: New GR text online
« Reply #1 on: 02/04/2013 01:15:23 »
Very interesting Pete.
 

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Re: New GR text online
« Reply #2 on: 02/04/2013 13:36:20 »
I had never contemplated being able to understand GR always considered SR my limit but this publication leads at least to a glimmer of understanding
 

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Re: New GR text online
« Reply #3 on: 02/04/2013 15:42:02 »
Isn't there a way to read it all joined together. All I see is a bunch of separate files in alphabetical order. I don't know where I am supposed to read from.
 

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Re: New GR text online
« Reply #4 on: 02/04/2013 16:48:46 »
Try 'contents', then look at the pdf:s names.. And remember, holistically it really doesn't matter, one percent will do for a broad understanding :) But I expect it to be cool. I'm saving it for when I have the time to do it justice, and then I will read, and have fun :)
 

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Re: New GR text online
« Reply #5 on: 02/04/2013 18:21:02 »
Pete
 Are they using your glossary of terms this time round?  I can't find it on the list.
 

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Re: New GR text online
« Reply #6 on: 03/04/2013 09:32:27 »
Pete
 Are they using your glossary of terms this time round?  I can't find it on the list.
No. They decided against having a glossary this time. I argued for it but they decided not to put it in.
 

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Re: New GR text online
« Reply #7 on: 03/04/2013 09:58:27 »
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It still reminds me of reading the Bible though. A waste of time. I don't think I have ever used any of Einstein's ideas. I use Newton's a bit. I watched a video of Einstein, and it was like watching One Flew Over The Cuckoos Nest. I know what he means by relativity, but he never actually figured out the physics.. how they work. And I did.
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Re: New GR text online
« Reply #8 on: 03/04/2013 11:16:27 »
Pincho - stop attempting to drag threads away from their topic and towards your own unique views of physics.   The place to discuss any perceived problems with GR is in New Theories.  If you have a specific question regarding the methodology, maths, or basis of the theory you may post it here in the main forum.

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Re: New GR text online
« Reply #9 on: 03/04/2013 16:34:12 »
Pincho - stop attempting to drag threads away from their topic and towards your own unique views of physics.   The place to discuss any perceived problems with GR is in New Theories.  If you have a specific question regarding the methodology, maths, or basis of the theory you may post it here in the main forum.

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It didn't seem to me that was what he was trying to do.
 

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« Reply #10 on: 03/04/2013 18:26:30 »

It didn't seem to me that was what he was trying to do.
I'll have to agree with you Pmb, I didn't get that impression either.
 

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Re: New GR text online
« Reply #11 on: 03/04/2013 18:55:58 »
Did either of you actually read the shrunken post?  Because stating that Einstein didn't understand the physics of gravity is about as far off topic as you can get in a post recommending  a GR text book.  Now can we stop discussing moderator action. 
 

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