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The riddle of gravitation

by Peter Gabriel Bergmann

  • 156 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Scribner in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Relativity (Physics),
  • Gravitation.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPeter G. Bergmann.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC173.55 .B49 1987
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 233 p. :
    Number of Pages233
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2728167M
    ISBN 100684184605
    LC Control Number86022090

    adshelp[at] The ADS is operated by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory under NASA Cooperative Agreement NNX16AC86A. Title: Book-Review - the Riddle of Gravitation: Authors: Bergmann, P. G. Publication: Science News, Vol, NO. 18/MAY2, P. , Publication Date.

    Description of the book "The Riddle of Gravitation": Traces the evolution of the theory of relativity from Einstein's work to the most recent discoveries, such as binary pulsars, which provide previously unexpected confirmations of early speculations Reviews of . Title: Book-Review - the Riddle of Gravitation: Authors: Bergmann, P. G. Publication: Science, Vol, NO/JUL10, P. , (Sci Homepage)Publication Date.

    THE RIDDLE OF GRAVITATION, REVISED, Bergmann, Dover, , p, trade pb, covers bumped/scuffed/creases, text tanning/clean, binding solid + MATTER AND ANTIMATTER, Duquesne, Collier, , p, pb, covers bumped/scuffed/creases, text tanning/clean, binding solid--lots of equations herein + RELATIVITY FOR THE LAYMAN, Coleman, Mentor, The Riddle of Gravitation A New Solution Proposal By Josef Kemény, This is the background of the most serious quarrels in science. It is not an easy task to come up with a solution. Contemporary science has concluded that the .


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Special relativity theory, general relativity theory, other. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xxii, pages: illustrations ; 22 cm: Contents: Introduction: the scope of gravitation --Newtonian physics and special relativity --Early history --Relativity of motion --The universal speed of light --The special theory of relativity --Minkowski's four-dimensional world --Mass.

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