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Gravitation and Spacetime

by Hans C. Ohanian & Remo Ruffini

<p>The third edition of this classic textbook is a quantitative introduction for advanced undergraduates and graduate students. It gently guides students from Newton's gravitational theory to special relativity, and then to the relativistic ...

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Gravitation, Astrophysics, and Cosmology

Proceedings of the Twelfth Asia-Pacific International Conference

by Vitaly Melnikov & Jong-Ping Hsu

<p>The ICGAC-12 aimed to serve as a common platform around the Asia-Pacific region for the exchange and communication among all researchers in the fields of gravitation, astrophysics and cosmology. The scope covered in the conference includes ...

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Gravitation, Inertia and Weightlessness

Centrifugal and Gyroscopic Effects of the n-Body System's Interaction Energy

by V.I. Ferronsky

<p>This work discusses the problem of physical meaning of the three main dynamical properties of matter motion, namely gravitation, inertia and weightlessness. It considers that Newtonian gravitation and Galileo’s inertia are the centrifugal ...

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Gravitational Lensing

by Scott Dodelson

<p>Gravitational lensing is a consequence of general relativity, where the gravitational force due to a massive object bends the paths of light originating from distant objects lying behind it. Using very little general relativity and no higher ...

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Gravitational Wave Astrophysics

Proceedings of the Third Session of the Sant Cugat Forum on Astrophysics

by Carlos F. Sopuerta

<p>This book offers review chapters written by invited speakers of the 3rd Session of the Sant Cugat Forum on Astrophysics - Gravitational Waves Astrophysics. All chapters have been peer reviewed. The book goes beyond normal conference ...

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Gravitational-Wave Physics and Astronomy

An Introduction to Theory, Experiment and Data Analysis

by Jolien D. E. Creighton & Warren G. Anderson

<p>This most up-to-date, one-stop reference combines coverage of both theory and observational techniques, with introductory sections to bring all readers up to the same level. Written by outstanding researchers directly involved with the ...

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Gravity

Newtonian, Post-Newtonian, Relativistic

by Eric Poisson & Clifford M. Will

<p>This textbook explores approximate solutions to general relativity and their consequences. It offers a unique presentation of Einstein's theory by developing powerful methods that can be applied to astrophysical systems. Beginning with a ...

ISBN: 9781139949231

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Gravity and Strings

by Tomás Ortín

<p>Self-contained and comprehensive, this definitive new edition of Gravity and Strings is a unique resource for graduate students and researchers in theoretical physics. From basic differential geometry through to the construction and study of ...

ISBN: 9781316233900

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Gravity!

The Quest for Gravitational Waves

by Pierre Binétruy

<p>What force do the Big Bang, the expansion of the Universe, dark matter and dark energy, black holes, and gravitational waves all have in common? This book uncovers gravity as a key to understanding these fascinating phenomena that have so ...

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Gravity's Fatal Attraction

Black Holes in the Universe

by Mitchell Begelman & Martin Rees

<p>Richly illustrated with the images from observatories on the ground and in space, and computer simulations, this book shows how black holes were discovered, and discusses our current understanding of their role in cosmic evolution. This ...

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Gravity: A Very Short Introduction

by Timothy Clifton

<p>Gravity is one of the four fundamental interactions that exist in nature. It also has the distinction of being the oldest, weakest, and most difficult force to quantize. Understanding gravity is not only essential for understanding the motion

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Great Astronomers

by Sir Robert S. Ball

<p>The career of the famous man whose name stands at the head of this chapter is one of the most remarkable in the history of human learning. There may have been other discoverers who have done more for science than ever Ptolemy accomplished, ...

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Great Astronomers: Isaac Newton

by Robert Stawell Ball

Sir Isaac Newton (1642–1726) was an English physicist, mathematician, astronomer, natural philosopher, alchemist and theologian who has been considered by many to be the greatest and most influential scientist who ever lived. His monograph ...

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Great Astronomers: Johannes Kepler

by Robert Stawell Ball

German astronomer Johannes Kepler (1571-1630) derived his mathematical laws of planetary motion from astronomical data meticulously collected by Tycho Brahe, who, as he was dying, beseeched young Kepler to use the data to discover the laws of ...

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Green’s Functions in Classical Physics

by Tom Rother

<p>This book presents the Green’s function formalism in a basic way and demonstrates its usefulness for applications to several well-known problems in classical physics which are usually solved not by this formalism but other approaches. The ...

ISBN: 9783319524375

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Half Hours with the Stars

by Richard A. Proctor

<p>It is very easy to gain a knowledge of the stars, if the learner sets to work in the proper manner. But he commonly meets with a difficulty at the outset of his task. He provides himself with a set of the ordinary star maps, and then finds ...

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Handbook of CCD Astronomy

by Steve B. Howell

<p>Charge-Coupled Devices (CCDs) are the state-of-the-art detector in many fields of observational science. Updated to include all of the latest developments in CCDs, this second edition of the Handbook of CCD Astronomy is a concise and ...

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Handbook of Theoretical Atomic Physics

Data for Photon Absorption, Electron Scattering, and Vacancies Decay

by Larissa Chernysheva, Victor Yarzhemsky & Miron Amusia

<p>The aim of this book is to present highly accurate and extensive theoretical Atomic data and to give a survey of selected calculational methods for atomic physics, used to obtain these data. The book presents the results of calculations of ...

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Harlow Shapley: Biography of an Astronomer: The Man Who Measured the Universe

by Doug West

<p>Harlow Shapley was an astronomer, humanitarian, and public figure in his day. Born in the hills of the Ozarks in Missouri he went on to become the Director of the Harvard College Observatory and discovered our place in the Galaxy. Because of ...

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Hartung's Astronomical Objects For Southern Telescopes

by David Frew & David Malin

<p>Many of the most spectacular and interesting astronomical objects are found in the magnificent southern skies.</p> <p>Professor E. J. Hartung first produced a comprehensive and highly respected guide for southern observers in 1968. The book ...

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