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The Resource An old man's toy : gravity at work and play in Einstein's universe, A. Zee

An old man's toy : gravity at work and play in Einstein's universe, A. Zee

Label
An old man's toy : gravity at work and play in Einstein's universe
Title
An old man's toy
Title remainder
gravity at work and play in Einstein's universe
Statement of responsibility
A. Zee
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Zee, A
Dewey number
531/.14
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QC178
LC item number
.Z44 1989
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gravitation
  • Gravity
  • Cosmology
  • Gravitation
  • Gravité
  • Cosmologie
  • Cosmology
  • Gravitation
  • Gravity
  • GRAVITACION
  • GRAVEDAD
  • Cosmología
Label
An old man's toy : gravity at work and play in Einstein's universe, A. Zee
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-263) 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
pt. I. The rise of gravity. An old man's toy -- Hastening through space and time -- The mighty shall be weak -- pt. II. The expanding universe. Outward bound -- Darkness at night -- From the big chill to the big bang -- pt. III. Structures out of the void. The universe begets matter -- The rich get richer -- From hair whorls to the edge of creation -- Ghost riders in the sky -- Crowned with a halo -- pt. IV. The mystery of gravity. The fall and rise of gravity -- The music of strings -- The thinking man and the laughing God
Control code
ocm18105576
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xxxii, 272 pages
Isbn
9780026334402
Lccn
88019013
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o18105576
  • (OCoLC)18105576
Label
An old man's toy : gravity at work and play in Einstein's universe, A. Zee
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-263) 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
pt. I. The rise of gravity. An old man's toy -- Hastening through space and time -- The mighty shall be weak -- pt. II. The expanding universe. Outward bound -- Darkness at night -- From the big chill to the big bang -- pt. III. Structures out of the void. The universe begets matter -- The rich get richer -- From hair whorls to the edge of creation -- Ghost riders in the sky -- Crowned with a halo -- pt. IV. The mystery of gravity. The fall and rise of gravity -- The music of strings -- The thinking man and the laughing God
Control code
ocm18105576
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xxxii, 272 pages
Isbn
9780026334402
Lccn
88019013
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o18105576
  • (OCoLC)18105576

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