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The Resource The curious history of relativity : how Einstein's theory of gravity was lost and found again, Jean Eisenstaedt ; translated by Arturo Sangalli

The curious history of relativity : how Einstein's theory of gravity was lost and found again, Jean Eisenstaedt ; translated by Arturo Sangalli

Label
The curious history of relativity : how Einstein's theory of gravity was lost and found again
Title
The curious history of relativity
Title remainder
how Einstein's theory of gravity was lost and found again
Statement of responsibility
Jean Eisenstaedt ; translated by Arturo Sangalli
Creator
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Member of
Cataloging source
KFW
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1940-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Eisenstaedt, Jean
Dewey number
530.11
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QC173.6
LC item number
.E4213 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Einstein, Albert
  • General relativity (Physics)
  • Space and time
Label
The curious history of relativity : how Einstein's theory of gravity was lost and found again, Jean Eisenstaedt ; translated by Arturo Sangalli
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Translation of: Einstein et la relativité générale
Bar code
  • 31223087953882
  • 31223087953890
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 349-360) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : a difficult theory -- The speed of light and classical physics -- Light and the structure of space-time -- Toward a new theory of gravitation -- Einstein's principles -- The birth of general relativity -- General relativity : a physical geometry -- Relativity verified : Mercury's anomaly -- Relativity verified : the deflection of light rays -- Relativity verified : the line shift -- The crossing of the desert -- An unpopular theory -- The rejection of black holes -- Paths in Schwarzschild's space-time -- No ordinary stars -- Gravitation, astrophysics, and cosmology -- The paths of general relativity
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
ix, 363 p.
Isbn
9780691118659
Lccn
2006926977
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 71973224
  • (OCoLC)71973224
Label
The curious history of relativity : how Einstein's theory of gravity was lost and found again, Jean Eisenstaedt ; translated by Arturo Sangalli
Publication
Note
Translation of: Einstein et la relativité générale
Bar code
  • 31223087953882
  • 31223087953890
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 349-360) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : a difficult theory -- The speed of light and classical physics -- Light and the structure of space-time -- Toward a new theory of gravitation -- Einstein's principles -- The birth of general relativity -- General relativity : a physical geometry -- Relativity verified : Mercury's anomaly -- Relativity verified : the deflection of light rays -- Relativity verified : the line shift -- The crossing of the desert -- An unpopular theory -- The rejection of black holes -- Paths in Schwarzschild's space-time -- No ordinary stars -- Gravitation, astrophysics, and cosmology -- The paths of general relativity
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
ix, 363 p.
Isbn
9780691118659
Lccn
2006926977
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 71973224
  • (OCoLC)71973224

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