Relativity References

Bailey, J. et al., Nature 268, 301 (1977) on muon lifetimes and time dilation.

Blatt, Frank J, Modern Physics, McGraw-Hill, 1992.

Carroll, B. W. & Ostlie, D. A., An Introduction to Modern Astrophysics, 2nd Ed., Pearson Education, 2007.

Evans, R. D., The Atomic Nucleus, McGraw-Hill, 1955

Fermi, Enrico, Phys. Rev., 57: 485 (1940) On Cerenkov radiation

Frank, I and Tam, I, Compt. rend. acad. sci. U.R.S.S., 14: 109 (1937) on Cerenkov radiation.

Fraknoi, A, Morrison, D. and Wolff, S., Voyages Through the Universe, 2nd. Ed, Saunders College Pub., 2000.

French, A. P., Special Relativity, W. W. Norton, 1968.

Halliday & Resnick, Fundamentals of Physics, 3E, Wiley 1988

Jones, Edwin R (Rudy) and Childers, Richard L, Contemporary College Physics, Addison-Wesley, 1990. A well-illustrated non-calculus introductory physics text.

Kaufmann: Relativity and Cosmology p31.

Kaivola, M., et al., Phys. Rev. Lett. 54, 255 (1985).

Mather, R. L., Phys. Rev., 84:181 (1951) on Cerenkov radiation

North, Roy D., Mercury's Perihelion Precession, Precisely, Physics Today May 1994,p13

Ohanian, Hans, Physics, 2nd Ed, Expanded, W W Norton, 1989. Besides a chapter on special relativity, he has an "Interlude" on Gravity and Geometry which discusses the ideas of general relativity.

Richtmyer, F. K., Kennard, E. H., and Cooper, John N., Introduction to Modern Physics, 6th Ed., McGraw-Hill (1969) Sec 24.6 Cerenkov radiation.

Rohlf, James W., Modern Physics from a to Z0, Wiley, 1994

Rossi, B. and Hall, D. B., Phys. Rev. 59, 223 (1941) on muon time dilation

Zukav, Dancing Wu Li Masters p203

References by subject:

Harvard tower experiment: Ohanian, page IX-9. ,Kaufmann, Relativity and Cosmology p31 ,Pound & Rebka, Phys Rev Lett. 4, 337 (1960) ,Blatt, Modern Physics Ch3 ,Rohlf, Modern Physics, Section 19-4

Hafele and Keating time dilation experiment

J.C. Hafele and R. E. Keating, Science 177, 166 (1972),Ohanian pg IX-9. , Blatt, Modern Physics Sec 1.7

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