Gravity's arc : the story of gravity, from Aristotle to Einstein and beyond / David Darling.

Published
  • Hoboken, N.J. : J. Wiley ©2006
Physical description
ix, 278 pages ; 23 cm
ISBN
  • 0471719897
  • 9780471719892
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-270) and index.
Contents
  • Prelude : The weighting game -- No laughing matter -- The path of dissent -- The parabolic man -- The day the sky fell -- Escape from earth -- One of our planets is missing -- When gravity became geometry -- Alpha and omega -- The ripples of space -- Disturbing news -- In the dark -- All together now -- Engineers of the continuum.
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Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Biographies.
  • Biography
  • History.
  • text
Language
  • English

Summary

  • Provides a history of the nature, analysis, and investigation of gravity by such figures as Aristotle, Cpernicus, Kepler, Newton, and Einstein.

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University of Bristol Libraries Table of contents Online location
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University of Bristol Libraries: Physics Library 01.67 DAR 7 day loan: vacation loan
British Library: Lending Collection m06/.27819
British Library: General Reference Collection, St Pancras Reading Rooms YC.2006.a.18010
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University of Cambridge Libraries Table of contents Online location
University of Cambridge Libraries: University Library: South Front, Floor 4 352:3.c.200.21
National Library of Scotland Table of contents Online location
National Library of Scotland: General Reading Room, Edinburgh (stored offsite) HB2.207.5.479
National Library of Wales / Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru Table of contents Online location
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National Library of Wales / Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru: Contact the National Library of Wales / Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru PRINT 2008 MA 33
University of Oxford Libraries Table of contents Online location
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University of Oxford Libraries: Radcliffe Science Library 07.E02916 (Box B000001084479)
Trinity College Dublin Library Table of contents Online location
Trinity College Dublin Library: Santry Book Repository HL-291-974

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