The Resource The riddle of gravitation, [by] Peter G. Bergmann

The riddle of gravitation, [by] Peter G. Bergmann

Label
The riddle of gravitation
Title
The riddle of gravitation
Statement of responsibility
[by] Peter G. Bergmann
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bergmann, Peter Gabriel
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
no index present
LC call number
QC6
LC item number
.B454
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Relativity (Physics)
  • Gravitation
  • Relativité (Physique)
  • Gravitation
  • Gravitation
  • Relativity (Physics)
  • Gravitatie
Label
The riddle of gravitation, [by] Peter G. Bergmann
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 261-264
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. 2. General relativity
  • Relativity and gravitation.
  • The relativity of free fall.
  • The principle of general covariance.
  • Curved space-time.
  • Gravitation in the space-time continuum.
  • Schwarzschild's solution.
  • Inside the Schwarzschild radius.
  • Event horizons
  • pt. 1. Newtonian physics and special relativity
  • Early history.
  • Relativity of motion.
  • The universal speed of light.
  • The special theory of relativity.
  • Minkowski's four-dimensional world.
  • Mass, energy, momentum.
  • Flat space-curved space.
  • What is an observable?
  • Space-time today and tomorrow.
  • Appendixes
  • The equal-area law of Kepler.
  • Derivation of the inverse-square law of force.
  • The Lorentz transformation.
  • The Schwarzschild radius.
  • Gravitational radiation.
  • Powers of 10 and units of measurement
  • pt. 3. Recent developments
  • Gravitational collapse.
  • Gravitational radiation.
  • The search for gravitational waves.
  • Cosmology.
  • Current observational programs.
  • Particle motion.
  • Quantrum theory of gravitation.
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvi, 270 pages
Lccn
68011537
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
  • (OCoLC)00184805
  • (OCoLC)ocm00184805
Label
The riddle of gravitation, [by] Peter G. Bergmann
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 261-264
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. 2. General relativity
  • Relativity and gravitation.
  • The relativity of free fall.
  • The principle of general covariance.
  • Curved space-time.
  • Gravitation in the space-time continuum.
  • Schwarzschild's solution.
  • Inside the Schwarzschild radius.
  • Event horizons
  • pt. 1. Newtonian physics and special relativity
  • Early history.
  • Relativity of motion.
  • The universal speed of light.
  • The special theory of relativity.
  • Minkowski's four-dimensional world.
  • Mass, energy, momentum.
  • Flat space-curved space.
  • What is an observable?
  • Space-time today and tomorrow.
  • Appendixes
  • The equal-area law of Kepler.
  • Derivation of the inverse-square law of force.
  • The Lorentz transformation.
  • The Schwarzschild radius.
  • Gravitational radiation.
  • Powers of 10 and units of measurement
  • pt. 3. Recent developments
  • Gravitational collapse.
  • Gravitational radiation.
  • The search for gravitational waves.
  • Cosmology.
  • Current observational programs.
  • Particle motion.
  • Quantrum theory of gravitation.
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvi, 270 pages
Lccn
68011537
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
  • (OCoLC)00184805
  • (OCoLC)ocm00184805

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