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Traveling at speed of thought : Einstein and quest for gravitational waves

Author: Daniel Kennefick
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Kennefick
ISBN: 0691117276 9780691117270
OCLC Number: 1127517738
Description: xii, 319 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Gravitational wave analogy --
Prehistory of gravitational waves --
Origins of gravitational waves --
Speed of thought --
Do gravitational waves exist? --
Gravitational waves and renaissance of general relativity --
Debating analogy --
Problem of motion --
Portrait of skeptics --
On verge of detection --
Quadrupole formula controversy --
Keeping up with speed of thought.
Other Titles: Einstein and quest for gravitational waves
Responsibility: Daniel Kennefick.

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