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The Resource Revealing the universe : prediction and proof in astronomy, edited by James Cornell and Alan P. Lightman

Revealing the universe : prediction and proof in astronomy, edited by James Cornell and Alan P. Lightman

Label
Revealing the universe : prediction and proof in astronomy
Title
Revealing the universe
Title remainder
prediction and proof in astronomy
Statement of responsibility
edited by James Cornell and Alan P. Lightman
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
520
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QB43.2
LC item number
.R48
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1938-
  • 1948-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Cornell, James
  • Lightman, Alan P.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Astronomy
  • Astrophysics
  • Astronomie
  • Astrophysique
  • Astronomy
  • Astrophysics
  • Astronomie
  • Astrophysik
  • Astronomie
  • Astrophysique
  • Astronomie
  • Astrophysik
  • Astronomie
Label
Revealing the universe : prediction and proof in astronomy, edited by James Cornell and Alan P. Lightman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
The historical tension between astronomical theory and observation / Owen Gingerich -- Newton, Einstein and gravity / Kenneth Brecher -- Rockets, clocks and gravity / Robert F.C. Vessot -- The material ingredients and structure / Fred L. Whipple -- Computer simulations of the beginning / Fred Franklin -- A matter of degrees / Robert W. Noyes -- Solar scenarios / Robert Rosner -- The farthest and the brightest / Harvey Tananbaum -- Too much from too little? / Alan P. Lightman -- The mystery of the x-ray burst sources / Walter H.G. Lewin -- A tale of two theories / William H. Press -- The cosmic calendar / John Huchra -- Three unanswered questions in astronomy / George B. Field
Control code
ocm07795640
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 246 pages
Isbn
9780262530439
Lccn
81014301
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780262030809
  • (OCoLC)07795640
Label
Revealing the universe : prediction and proof in astronomy, edited by James Cornell and Alan P. Lightman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
The historical tension between astronomical theory and observation / Owen Gingerich -- Newton, Einstein and gravity / Kenneth Brecher -- Rockets, clocks and gravity / Robert F.C. Vessot -- The material ingredients and structure / Fred L. Whipple -- Computer simulations of the beginning / Fred Franklin -- A matter of degrees / Robert W. Noyes -- Solar scenarios / Robert Rosner -- The farthest and the brightest / Harvey Tananbaum -- Too much from too little? / Alan P. Lightman -- The mystery of the x-ray burst sources / Walter H.G. Lewin -- A tale of two theories / William H. Press -- The cosmic calendar / John Huchra -- Three unanswered questions in astronomy / George B. Field
Control code
ocm07795640
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 246 pages
Isbn
9780262530439
Lccn
81014301
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780262030809
  • (OCoLC)07795640

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