The Resource Music and the making of modern science, Peter Pesic

Music and the making of modern science, Peter Pesic

Label
Music and the making of modern science
Title
Music and the making of modern science
Statement of responsibility
Peter Pesic
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Pesic, Peter
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
Q172.5.M87
LC item number
P47 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Science
  • Music and science
  • Music and science
  • Science
  • Musik
  • Naturwissenschaften
Label
Music and the making of modern science, Peter Pesic
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [311]-333) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Music and the making of ancient science -- The dream of Oresme -- Moving the immovable -- Hearing the irrational -- Kepler and the song of the Earth -- Descartes' musical apprenticeship -- Mersenne's universal harmony -- Newton and the mystery of the major sixth -- Euler: the mathematics of musical sadness -- Euler: from sound to light -- Young's musical optics -- Electric sounds -- Hearing the field -- Helmholtz and the sirens -- Riemann and the sound of space -- Tuning the atoms -- Planck's cosmic harmonium -- Unheard harmonies
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 347 pages
Isbn
9780262027274
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2013041746
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)863381100
  • (OCoLC)ocn863381100
Label
Music and the making of modern science, Peter Pesic
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [311]-333) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Music and the making of ancient science -- The dream of Oresme -- Moving the immovable -- Hearing the irrational -- Kepler and the song of the Earth -- Descartes' musical apprenticeship -- Mersenne's universal harmony -- Newton and the mystery of the major sixth -- Euler: the mathematics of musical sadness -- Euler: from sound to light -- Young's musical optics -- Electric sounds -- Hearing the field -- Helmholtz and the sirens -- Riemann and the sound of space -- Tuning the atoms -- Planck's cosmic harmonium -- Unheard harmonies
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 347 pages
Isbn
9780262027274
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2013041746
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)863381100
  • (OCoLC)ocn863381100

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