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The Resource Reinventing gravity : a physicist goes beyond Einstein, John W. Moffat

Reinventing gravity : a physicist goes beyond Einstein, John W. Moffat

Label
Reinventing gravity : a physicist goes beyond Einstein
Title
Reinventing gravity
Title remainder
a physicist goes beyond Einstein
Statement of responsibility
John W. Moffat
Title variation
Physicist goes beyond Einstein
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Moffat, John W
Dewey number
530.14/3
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QC178
LC item number
.M64 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Quantum gravity
  • Astrophysics
  • General relativity (Physics)
Target audience
adult
Label
Reinventing gravity : a physicist goes beyond Einstein, John W. Moffat
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [257]-259) 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
  • Greeks to Newton
  • 9
  • 2
  • Einstein
  • 25
  • Part 2
  • Standard Model of Gravity
  • 49
  • 3
  • Beginnings of Modern Cosmology
  • Introduction: A New Gravity Theory
  • 51
  • 4
  • Dark Matter
  • 69
  • 5
  • Conventional Black Holes
  • 78
  • Part 3
  • Updating the Standard Model
  • 89
  • ix
  • 6
  • Inflation and Variable Speed of Light (VSL)
  • 91
  • 7
  • New Cosmological Data
  • 110
  • Part 4
  • Searching for a New Gravity Theory
  • 125
  • 8
  • Prologue: The Elusive Planet Vulcan, a Parable
  • Strings and Quantum Gravity
  • 127
  • 9
  • Other Alternative Gravity Theories
  • 143
  • 10
  • Modified Gravity (MOG)
  • 153
  • Part 5
  • Envisioning and Testing the MOG Universe
  • 1
  • 171
  • 11
  • Pioneer Anomaly
  • 173
  • 12
  • MOG as a Predictive Theory
  • 181
  • 13
  • Cosmology without Dark Matter
  • 193
  • Part 1
  • 14
  • Do Black Holes Exist in Nature?
  • 200
  • 15
  • Dark Energy and the Accelerating Universe
  • 205
  • 16
  • Eternal Universe
  • 212
  • Discovering and Reinventing Gravity
  • 7
  • 1
Control code
ocn214067057
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiv, 272 pages
Isbn
9780061170881
Lccn
2008013391
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
530.143 M723 ; P ; XX-N ; R0811BT4 ; Rev.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 214067057
  • (Sirsi) 214067057
  • (OCoLC)214067057
Label
Reinventing gravity : a physicist goes beyond Einstein, John W. Moffat
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [257]-259) 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
  • Greeks to Newton
  • 9
  • 2
  • Einstein
  • 25
  • Part 2
  • Standard Model of Gravity
  • 49
  • 3
  • Beginnings of Modern Cosmology
  • Introduction: A New Gravity Theory
  • 51
  • 4
  • Dark Matter
  • 69
  • 5
  • Conventional Black Holes
  • 78
  • Part 3
  • Updating the Standard Model
  • 89
  • ix
  • 6
  • Inflation and Variable Speed of Light (VSL)
  • 91
  • 7
  • New Cosmological Data
  • 110
  • Part 4
  • Searching for a New Gravity Theory
  • 125
  • 8
  • Prologue: The Elusive Planet Vulcan, a Parable
  • Strings and Quantum Gravity
  • 127
  • 9
  • Other Alternative Gravity Theories
  • 143
  • 10
  • Modified Gravity (MOG)
  • 153
  • Part 5
  • Envisioning and Testing the MOG Universe
  • 1
  • 171
  • 11
  • Pioneer Anomaly
  • 173
  • 12
  • MOG as a Predictive Theory
  • 181
  • 13
  • Cosmology without Dark Matter
  • 193
  • Part 1
  • 14
  • Do Black Holes Exist in Nature?
  • 200
  • 15
  • Dark Energy and the Accelerating Universe
  • 205
  • 16
  • Eternal Universe
  • 212
  • Discovering and Reinventing Gravity
  • 7
  • 1
Control code
ocn214067057
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiv, 272 pages
Isbn
9780061170881
Lccn
2008013391
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
530.143 M723 ; P ; XX-N ; R0811BT4 ; Rev.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 214067057
  • (Sirsi) 214067057
  • (OCoLC)214067057

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