Relativistic Physics … and Manga?

How often have you wanted to learn whilst having fun? For some, fun comes in reading manga, a medium capable of tackling anything from bread making (Yakitate! Japan), the arts industry (Bakuman), even existential philosophy (Ghost in the Shell). But what if you could learn physics using manga? That is exactly what this book offers! It has all the charm of traditional manga, but is full of accessible demonstrations of relativity.

After hearing about a series of manga guides to physics, I rushed to the university library to find the ‘Manga Guide to Relativity’, and became hooked from the prologue. The book opens at the end of the school year, with the students going over their plans for the summer and a closing speech by the headteacher. Continue reading “Relativistic Physics … and Manga?”