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Special projects editor Elizabeth Quill explores the implications of Einstein’s general theory of relativity, which was considered shocking in the early 1900s.

Einstein presented his general theory of relativity at the end of 1915 in a series of lectures in Berlin.

To which I answer that you forget the lessons of Gulliver’s Travels and the relativity of size.

Besso never gave up on luring Einstein back to Machian relativity.

In 1907, Albert Einstein realized that his brand-new theory of relativity must render faster-than-light communication impossible.

More clumsily, fireworks stand in for the Big Bang and a potato and peas are invoked to explain relativity.

For that reason, researchers have developed a framework to describe quantum theory in combination with general relativity.

The equations of general relativity unambiguously predict event horizons forming if mass is sufficiently concentrated.

Bob Dylan makes the theory of relativity worth caring about at all: he is a seer.

To doubt it sounds to biologists as absurd as denying relativity does to physicists.

On Spencer's own theory of relativity a cause only exists in relation to an effect.

This, however, would be an error—the sort of error that the theory of relativity avoids.

Why is not man satisfied with the relativity which so obstinately clings to his existence?

At first glance it would appear as if, at last, one had here to do with a direct relativity between cost and volume of business.

But this does not mean mere relativity as between directly competing commodities or places.


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On this page you'll find 145 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to relativity, such as: accordance, applicability, application, appositeness, aptness, and bearing.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.