Popular Introduction to Einstein's Theory of Relativity.

Ross, Alexander D. Popular Introduction to Einstein's Theory of Relativity with an Account of the Tests made by the Wallal Solar Eclipse Expedition. ES Wigg, Perth, W. Australia 1923. 32pp with ills in text, orig. pp wrps, bookplate removed inside cover o/w a very good copy. This very rare pamphlet recounts a scientific expedition to Wallal on the north-west coast of Western Australia in September 1922. The express purpose was to observe a total eclipse of the sun so as to test Einstein's special theory of relativity, at a time when Einstein's work was still revolutionary. ANB, 37974. Item #5977

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