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The Resource The physicist's world : the story of motion and the limits to knowledge, Thomas Grissom

The physicist's world : the story of motion and the limits to knowledge, Thomas Grissom

Label
The physicist's world : the story of motion and the limits to knowledge
Title
The physicist's world
Title remainder
the story of motion and the limits to knowledge
Statement of responsibility
Thomas Grissom
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Grissom, Thomas
Dewey number
530
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QC24.5
LC item number
.G75 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Physics
Label
The physicist's world : the story of motion and the limits to knowledge, Thomas Grissom
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
Introduction -- Motion -- To be or not-to-be -- Atoms and the void -- Motion constrained -- How vs. why -- Enter Newton -- The laws of motion -- Action at a distance -- Matter and light -- Heat and the arrow of time -- Who's really moving and what's the correct time? -- Curved space : the new gravity -- What you see is what you get -- A footnote : quantum gravity -- Equations that go berserk -- The physicist's world
Control code
692084742
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 311 pages
Isbn
9781421400839
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2010047477
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)692084742
Label
The physicist's world : the story of motion and the limits to knowledge, Thomas Grissom
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
Introduction -- Motion -- To be or not-to-be -- Atoms and the void -- Motion constrained -- How vs. why -- Enter Newton -- The laws of motion -- Action at a distance -- Matter and light -- Heat and the arrow of time -- Who's really moving and what's the correct time? -- Curved space : the new gravity -- What you see is what you get -- A footnote : quantum gravity -- Equations that go berserk -- The physicist's world
Control code
692084742
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 311 pages
Isbn
9781421400839
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2010047477
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)692084742

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