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Will, Clifford M. 1946-

Overview
Works: 39 works in 123 publications in 9 languages and 3,004 library holdings
Genres: Textbooks  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Academic theses 
Roles: Author, Contributor, Interviewee
Classifications: QC173.6, 530.11
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Most widely held works about Clifford M Will
 
Most widely held works by Clifford M Will
Was Einstein right? : putting general relativity to the test by Clifford M Will( Book )

17 editions published between 1986 and 1995 in English and held by 1,714 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at how scientists have tested Einstein's theory during the past seventy years, and demonstrates how this theory is crucial to understanding such features of the universe as pulsars, quasars, and black holes
Theory and experiment in gravitational physics by Clifford M Will( Book )

41 editions published between 1981 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 831 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a revised edition of a classic and highly regarded book, first published in 1981, describing the status of theory and experiment in general relativity. The book provides all the necessary theoretical background, and covers all the important experimental tests. A new chapter has been added to cover recent important experimental tests, and the bibliography has been brought right up to date.Reviews of the previous edition:' ... consolidates much of the literature on experimental gravity and should be invaluable to researchers in gravitation ...' Science ' ... a concise and meaty book ... and a most useful reference work ... researchers and serious students of gravitation should be pleased with it ...' Nature
Gravity : Newtonian, post-Newtonian, relativistic by Eric Poisson( Book )

10 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This textbook explores approximate solutions to general relativity and their consequences. It offers a unique presentation of Einstein's theory by developing powerful methods that can be applied to astrophysical systems. Beginning with a uniquely thorough treatment of Newtonian gravity, the book develops post-Newtonian and post-Minkowskian approximation methods to obtain weak-field solutions to the Einstein field equations. The book explores the motion of self-gravitating bodies, the physics of gravitational waves, and the impact of radiative losses on gravitating systems. It concludes with a brief overview of alternative theories of gravity. Ideal for graduate courses on general relativity and relativistic astrophysics, the book examines real-life applications, such as planetary motion around the Sun, the timing of binary pulsars, and gravitational waves emitted by binary black holes. Text boxes explore related topics and provide historical context, and over 100 exercises present challenging tests of the material covered in the main text"--
Les enfants d'Einstein : la relativite generale a l'epreuve de l'observation by Clifford M Will( Book )

4 editions published in 1988 in French and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sans recourir au formalisme mathématique, l'auteur, professeur de physique à Washington University, explique "comment la théorie de la relativité générale a passé avec succès tous les tests expérimentaux qui lui ont été appliqués à ce jour". Il s'intéresse au côté humain de l'entreprise, en mettant en évidence les obstacles qui se dressent sur la route des chercheurs, leurs déceptions, leurs rivalités, etc. Bref exposé des principales idées qui fondent la relativité restreinte en annexe
Und Einstein hatte doch recht by Clifford M Will( Book )

4 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in German and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Keine wissenschaftliche Theorie ist auf solche Faszination auch außerhalb der Wissenschaft gestoßen wie die Allgemeine Relativitätstheorie von Albert Einstein, und keine wurde so nachdrücklich mit den Mitteln der modernen Physik überprüft. Wie hat sie diesen Test mit Raumsonden, Radioastronomie, Atomuhren und Supercomputern standgehalten? Hatte Einstein recht? Mit der Autorität des Fachmanns und dem Flair des unvoreingenommenen Erzählers schildert Clifford Will die Menschen, Ideen und Maschinen hinter den Tests der allgemeinen Relativitätstheorie. Ohne Formeln und Fachjargon wird der leser mit Einsteins Gedanken vertraut und erfährt von der Bestätigung seiner Vorhersagen, angefangen bei der Lichtablenkung im Schwerefeld der Sonne 1919 bis zu den ausgefeilten Kreiselexperimenten auf dem Space Shuttle. Die Allgemeine Relativitätstheorie hat nich nur alle diese Tests bestanden, sie hat darüber hinaus wesentlich beigetragen zu unserem Verständnis von Phänomenen wie Pulsaren, Quasaren, Schwarzen Löchern und Gravitationslinsen. Dieses Buch erzählt lebendig und spannend die Geschichte einer der größten geistigen Leistungen unserer Zeit
Ai yin si tan cuo le ma? : guang yi xiang dui lun de quan mian yan zheng by Clifford M Will( Book )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in Chinese and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Einstein aveva ragione? : le prove sperimentali della relatività generale by Clifford M Will( Book )

2 editions published in 1989 in Italian and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tenía razón Einstein? by Clifford M Will( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in Spanish and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Accuracy of time transfer in satellite systems by National Research Council (U.S.)( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The confrontation between general relativity and experiment : an update by Clifford M Will( Book )

3 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Einstein avait-il raison ? by Clifford M Will( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in French and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Séminaire Poincaré. samedi 9 avril 2005 by Séminaire Poincaré( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in French and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Einstein estava certo? : colocando a relatividade geral à prova by Clifford M Will( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in Portuguese and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ainshutain wa tadashikattaka( Book )

2 editions published in 1989 in Japanese and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The relativistic Kepler problem by Martin Walker( Book )

3 editions published in 1979 in English and German and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Was Einstein right? putting general relativity to the test by Clifford M Will( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At a NIST colloquium held April 12, 1996 at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, Clifford Will reviews the evidence for general relativity. Also discussed are the ongoing and future experiments and examples of the practical importance of general relativity in everyday life
[Was Einstein right? relativity on the firing line by Clifford M Will( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Was Einstein right? Does relativity play an important role in our daily lives? Learn how the most celebrated scientific theory of the 20th century has held up after 100 years of exacting scrutiny with planetary probes, radio telescopes, atomic clocks, nearly 2,000 measurements of the bending of light, and a space experiment in 2004 to test whether spacetime "does the twist."
Theoretical frameworks for testing relativistic gravity : the parametized post-Newtonian formalism by Clifford M Will( Book )

2 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The real value of Mercury's perihelion advance by A. M Nobili( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Gravity by Eric Poisson( )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Theory and experiment in gravitational physics
Alternative Names
Clifford Martin Will Canadees natuurkundige

Clifford Martin Will Canadian physicist

Clifford Martin Will canadisk fysiker

Clifford Martin Will kanadensisk fysiker

Clifford Martin Will kanadisk fysikar

Clifford Martin Will kanadisk fysiker

Clifford Will kanadischer Physiker

Uill, K.

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Клиффорд Мартин Уилл

Уилл, К 1946-

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