Jeff is interviewed for Colorado Matters on his new book What is Relativity? Lesley McClurg talks with astrophysicist Jeffrey Bennett. Listen Now!
A lot of people have been asking me about the discovery announced this week about cosmic inflation. As I mentioned in my recent news post, you can find many good articles about it, and one of my favorites is this one from Phil Plait. Still, I realized that most people need a little more explanation […]
This post originally appeared on the Columbia University Press Blog. Black holes don’t suck. It’s a point I’ve emphasized to students for decades, and I even considered it as a possible title for my book at one point. So why, then, do so many people assume that a spaceship passing near a black hole would […]
I was recently asked to answer a series of questions about What is Relativity?, so I’ve posted the Q&A set below. For additional information about the book, please see book web page. 1. Your book is titled “What is Relativity?” Ok, then, so what is it? Nearly everyone has heard of Einstein’s theory of relativity, […]