Space, Time and Gravitation: An Outline of the General Relativity Theory

Space, Time and Gravitation: An Outline of the General Relativity Theory

by Arthur S. Eddington
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521337097

ISBN-13: 9780521337090

Pub. Date: 01/28/1987

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

A reissue of a classic 1920's account of the general theory of relativity features a preface by Sir Hermann Bondi.  See more details below

Overview

A reissue of a classic 1920's account of the general theory of relativity features a preface by Sir Hermann Bondi.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521337090
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
01/28/1987
Series:
Cambridge Science Classics Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.51(d)

Table of Contents

Eclipse instruments at Sobral; Foreword; Preface; What is geometry?; 1. The FitzGerald contraction; 2. Relativity; 3. The world of four dimensions; 4. Fields of force; 5. Kinds of space; 6. The new law of gravitation and the old law; 7. Weighing light; 8. Other tests of the theory; 9. Momentum and energy; 10. Towards infinity; 11. Electricity and gravitation; 12. On the nature of things; Mathematical notes; Historical note.

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