Eddington's Search for a Fundamental Theory: A Key to the Universeby C. W. Kilmister
This 1995 book describes the development of theoretical physics in the first half of this century from the viewpoint of the astrophysicist Arthur Eddington.See more details below
This 1995 book describes the development of theoretical physics in the first half of this century from the viewpoint of the astrophysicist Arthur Eddington.
- Cambridge University Press
- Publication date:
- Product dimensions:
- 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.75(d)
Table of Contents
Preface; 1. The mystery; Part I. 1882–1928: 2. The astrophysicist; 3. General relativity; 4. Consequences of general relativity; 5. 'Something has slipped through the net'; 6. Quantum mechanics; Part II. 1928–33: 7. Algebra to the fore; 8. Electric charge; 9. The proton–electron mass-ratio; Part III. 1933–44: 10. The turning point; 11. Critical views of RTPE; 12. The last decade; References; Index.
and post it to your social network
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
See all customer reviews >