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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Clifford M Will
|Notes:||Originally published: New York : Basic Books, ©1986.|
|Description:||xii, 274 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm|
|Contents:||The renaissance of general relativity; the straight road to curved space-time; the gravitational red shift of light and clocks; the departure of light from the straight and narrow; the perihelion shift of Mercury - triumph or trouble; the time delay of light - better late than never; do the Earth and the moon fall the same; the rise and fall of the Brans-Dicke theory; is the gravitational constant constant; the binary pulsar - gravity waves exist; the frontiers of experimental relativity; astronomy after the renaissance - is general relativity useful.|
|Responsibility:||Clifford M. Will.|