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The universal force [Gravity - creator of worlds]

Author: Louis A Girifalco
Publisher: Oxford Oxford Univ. Press 2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book describes the growth of our understanding of gravity and the science on which it is based, from the early Greeks to Einstein's grand insights of curved space-time. Showing that science  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Louis A Girifalco
ISBN: 9780199228966 0199228965 9780199642137 0199642133
OCLC Number: 1073260654
Description: XX, 297 Seiten
Contents: 1. The seeker ; 2. The giants ; 3. The first modern giant ; 4. The grid ; 5. The universal force ; 6. The laws ; 7. The system of the world ; 8. Force and mass ; 9. Two more giants ; 10. Ether ; 11. The genius ; 12. Time and space ; 13. It really is true ; 14. The space-time continuum ; 15. Time warps and bent space ; 16. It stands alone ; 17. This too is true ; 18. Crunch ; 19. Beyond existence ; 20. Absolute space? ; 21. Infinity ; 22. How weird can it get? ; 23. Scientific truth ; 24. The meaning of why ; 25. Final comments
Responsibility: Louis A. Girifalco.

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'The biographies are interesting and very readable...' * David Storey, Astronomy Now, January 2008 * 'The Universal Force' by Louis Girifalco is an excellent introduction to the fundamental concepts Read more...

 
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