Relativity Theory

## Papers

## Books

- The
Age of Einstein by Frank W. K. Firk. This is a free introductory
book on the special and general theory of relativity.

- Electromagnetic Field
Theory by Bo Thide. This is a free graduate level textbook with a
chapter on special relativity and the relativistic formulation
of classical electrodynamics.

## References

- W. Perret and G.B. Jeffery,
**The Principle of Relativity**:
*A collection of original memoirs on the special and general
theory of relativity*, with notes by A. Sommerfeld, Dover
Publications, 1952.

This book contains translations of original papers by H.A. Lorentz,
A. Einstein, H. Minkowski, and H. Weyl. Einstein's famous
paper, *On the electrodynamics of moving bodies*, published
in Annalen der Physik, **17**, 1905, is included.

- A. Einstein,
**Relativity**: *The special and the general
theory*, Translated by Robert W. Lawson, Random House,
1961.

Written by Einstein himself, to provide a popular exposition for
"those readers who, from a general scientific and philosophical
point of view, are interested in the theory, but who are not
conversant with the mathematical apparatus of theoretical
physics."