300 Years of Gravitation. 1st UK in dj.

By: HAWKING, Stephen W. and W. ISRAEL, eds. ISRAEL, W., ed.

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HAWKING, Stephen W. and W. ISRAEL, eds. 300 Years of Gravitation . Edited by S.W. Hawking and W. Israel. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, (1987). First UK Printing. Pp. (4),[v]-xiii,(1),[1]-684,(6). 8vo, black cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Contents: 1. Hawking's "Newton's Principia"; 2. S. Weinberg's "Newtonianism and today's physics"; 3. R. Penrose's "Newton, quantum theory and reality"; 4. A.H. Cook's "Experiments on gravitation"; 5. C.M. Will's "Experimental gravitation from Newton's 'Principia' to Einstein's general relativity"; 6. T. Damour's "The problem of motion in Newtonian and Einsteinian gravity"; 7. Israel's "Dark stars: the evolution of an idea"; 8. R.D. Blandford's "Astrophysical black holes"; 9. K.S. Thorne's "Gravitational radiation"; 10. M.J. Rees's "The emergence of structure in the universe: galaxy formation and dark matter"; 11. A. Vilenkin's "Gravitational interactions of cosmic strings"; 12. S.K. Blau and A.H. Guth's "Inflationary cosmology"; 13. A. Linde's "Inflation and quantum cosmology"; 14. Hawking's "Quantum cosmology"; 15. J.H. Schwarz's "Superstring unification"; 16.C. Crnkowic and E. Witten's "Covariant description of canonical formalism in geometrical theories". Very good in dust jacket. Due to this volume's excess weight, extra shipping charges may be necessary on international orders. 40.00

Title: 300 Years of Gravitation. 1st UK in dj.

Author Name: HAWKING, Stephen W. and W. ISRAEL, eds. ISRAEL, W., ed.

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1987, ISBN:0521343127:

Seller ID: 96306

Keywords: SCIENCE UNITED KINGDOM PHYSICS ASTROPHYSICS GRAVITATION ASTRONOMY ENGLAND ENGLISH BRITISH COSMOLOGY,