My Library

University LibraryCatalogue

     
Limit search to items available for borrowing or consultation
Record 4 of 5
Result Page: Previous Next
Can't find that book? Try BONUS+
 
Look for full text

Search Discovery

Search CARM Centre Catalogue

Search Trove

Add record to RefWorks

Cover Art
PRINTED BOOKS

Title The universe of general relativity / A.J. Kox, Jean Eisenstaedt, editors.

Published Boston : Birkhäuser, [2005]
©2005

Copies

Location Call No. Status
 UniM ERC  530.11 UNIV    AVAILABLE
Physical description x, 383 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Series Einstein studies ; v. 11.
Einstein studies ; v. 11.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents 1 Fresnel's (Dragging) Coefficient as a Challenge to 19th Century Optics of Moving Bodies / John Stachel 1 -- 2 Poincare's Relativistic Theory of Gravitation / Shaul Katzir 15 -- 3 Standing on the Shoulders of a Dwarf: General Relativity-A Triumph of Einstein and Grossmann's Erroneous Entwurf Theory / Jurgen Renn 39 -- 4 Before the Riemann Tensor: The Emergence of Einstein's Double Strategy / Jurgen Renn 53 -- 5 A Conjecture on Einstein, the Independent Reality of Spacetime Coordinate Systems and the Disaster of 1913 / John D. Norton 67 -- 6 Einstein and the Principle of General Relativity, 1916-1921 / Christoph Lehner 103 -- 7 Einstein and the Problem of Motion: A Small Clue / Daniel Kennefick 109 -- 8 A Note on General Relativity, Energy Conservation, and Noether's Theorems / Katherine Brading 125 -- 9 Weyl vs. Reichenbach on Lichtgeometrie / Robert Rynasiewicz 137 -- 10 Dingle and de Sitter Against the Metaphysicians, or Two Ways to Keep Modern Cosmology Physical / George Gale 157 -- 11 George Gamow and the 'Factual Approach' to Relativistic Cosmology / Helge Kragh 175 -- 12 George McVittie, The Uncompromising Empiricist / Jose M. Sanchez-Ron 189 -- 13 False Vacuum: Early Universe Cosmology and the Development of Inflation / Chris Smeenk 223 -- 14 Hilbert's "World Equations" and His Vision of a Unified Science / U. Majer, T. Sauer 259 -- 15 Einstein, Kaluza, and the Fifth Dimension / Daniela Wunsch 277 -- 16 Unified Field Theory: Early History and Interplay Between Mathematics and Physics / Hubert F. M. Goenner 303 -- 17 Is Quantum Gravity Necessary? / James Mattingly 327 -- 18 Einstein in the Daily Press: A Glimpse into the Gehrcke Papers / Milena Wazeck 339 -- 19 Syracuse: 1949-1952 / Joshua Goldberg 357 -- 20 A Biased and Personal Description of GR at Syracuse University, 1951-1961 / E. T. Newman 373.
Other author Kox, Anne J.
Eisenstaedt, Jean, 1940-
Subject Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955.
Relativity (Physics) -- History -- Congresses.
General relativity (Physics) -- History -- Congresses.
Gravitation -- History -- Congresses.
Cosmology -- History -- Congresses.
Unified field theories -- History -- Congresses.
ISBN 9780817643805 (alk. paper)
081764380X (alk. paper)
0817644547 (e-ISBN)