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The Resource A journey into gravity and spacetime, John Archibald Wheeler

A journey into gravity and spacetime, John Archibald Wheeler

Label
A journey into gravity and spacetime
Title
A journey into gravity and spacetime
Statement of responsibility
John Archibald Wheeler
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Spine title: Gravity and spacetime. Discusses Einsteins geometric theory of gravity and chronicles the ideas and contributions of other scientists and their concepts of space and time
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1911-2008
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wheeler, John Archibald
Dewey number
531/.14
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • charts
Index
index present
LC call number
QB334
LC item number
.W49 1990
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
Scientific American Library series
Series volume
no. 31
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gravity
  • Space and time
  • Gravité
  • Espace et temps
  • Gravity
  • Space and time
  • Relativiteitstheorie
  • Gravitatie
  • Ruimte-tijd-theorie
  • Relatividade E Gravitacao
  • Gravité
  • Espace et temps
  • Gravitation
  • Espace-temps
  • Gravity
  • Space and time
Label
A journey into gravity and spacetime, John Archibald Wheeler
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes 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
Great men, great ideas -- From fall to float -- Interval : revelation that all of space is ours -- Boomeranging through the Earth -- Tides : the grip of spacetime on mass -- The boundary of a boundary : where the action is -- From potter's wheel to space geometry -- Picturing space and spacetime around a center of mass -- Stones in flight and planets in orbit -- Gravity waves -- Black holes -- A farewell look at gravity
Control code
ocm20528681
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xii, 257 pages
Isbn
9780716750161
Lccn
89024256
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps (some color), portraits (some color), charts (some color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o20528681
  • (OCoLC)20528681
Label
A journey into gravity and spacetime, John Archibald Wheeler
Publication
Note
Includes 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
Great men, great ideas -- From fall to float -- Interval : revelation that all of space is ours -- Boomeranging through the Earth -- Tides : the grip of spacetime on mass -- The boundary of a boundary : where the action is -- From potter's wheel to space geometry -- Picturing space and spacetime around a center of mass -- Stones in flight and planets in orbit -- Gravity waves -- Black holes -- A farewell look at gravity
Control code
ocm20528681
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xii, 257 pages
Isbn
9780716750161
Lccn
89024256
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps (some color), portraits (some color), charts (some color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o20528681
  • (OCoLC)20528681

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