theory of relativity

theory of relativity

  1. (physics) The theories of special relativity and general relativity, two theories in physics developed mainly by Albert Einstein at the beginning of the 20th century from which several important results such as the equivalence of matter and energy and the Einstein field equations are derived.
  • German: Relativitätstheorie
  • Portuguese: teoria da relatividade
  • Russian: тео́рия относи́тельности
  • Spanish: teoría de la relatividad

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