The author tackles these topics both conceptually, with minimal or no mathematics, and quantitatively, making use of numerous illustrations to clarify the discussion. The result is a joy to read for both scientists familiar with the subject and laypeople wishing to understand something of special relativity.
Light and relativity
The velocities′ play
Slow light and fast light
Tachyons and tachyon–like objects
The speed of light as a fundamental constant of Nature