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The Resource The ascent of gravity : the quest to understand the force that explains everything, Marcus Chown

The ascent of gravity : the quest to understand the force that explains everything, Marcus Chown

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The ascent of gravity : the quest to understand the force that explains everything
Title
The ascent of gravity
Title remainder
the quest to understand the force that explains everything
Statement of responsibility
Marcus Chown
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Discusses the concept of gravity from its earliest recognition in 1666 to the discovery of gravitational waves in 2015, and explains why gravity holds the key to understanding the nature of time and the origin of the universe
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Chown, Marcus
Dewey number
531/.14
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gravity
  • Gravitation
Label
The ascent of gravity : the quest to understand the force that explains everything, Marcus Chown
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
Foreword: Six things you may not know about gravity -- Part one: Newton -- The Moon is falling -- The last of the magicians -- Beware the tides of March -- Map of the invisible world -- Part two: Einstein -- Catch me if you can -- Ode to a falling man -- Where God divided by zero -- Part three: Beyond Einstein -- A quantum of space-time -- The undiscovered country
Control code
ocn975119584
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xviii, 267 pages
Isbn
9781681775371
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)975119584
Label
The ascent of gravity : the quest to understand the force that explains everything, Marcus Chown
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
Foreword: Six things you may not know about gravity -- Part one: Newton -- The Moon is falling -- The last of the magicians -- Beware the tides of March -- Map of the invisible world -- Part two: Einstein -- Catch me if you can -- Ode to a falling man -- Where God divided by zero -- Part three: Beyond Einstein -- A quantum of space-time -- The undiscovered country
Control code
ocn975119584
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xviii, 267 pages
Isbn
9781681775371
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)975119584

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