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Was Einstein right? : putting general relativity to the test

Author: Clifford M Will
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, cop. 1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second edView all editions and formats
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First published in 1986, this award-winning account of how Einstein's theory holds up after more than seventy-five years has been updated to accommodate the most recent experimental findings, as well  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Clifford M Will
ISBN: 0465090869 9780465090860
OCLC Number: 635571991
Description: XII, 290 S ; 21 cm : Ill
Contents: * The Rennaissance 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! * Is it Twilight Time for the Fifth Force? * The Frontiers of Experimental Relativity * Astronomy after the Renaissance: Is General Relativity Useful?
Responsibility: Clifford M. Will.
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