Ripples In Spacetime

Author: Govert Schilling
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674971663
Size: 41.16 MB
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Govert Schilling recounts the struggles that threatened to derail the quest and describes the detector’s astounding precision, weaving far-reaching discoveries about the universe into a gripping story of ambition and perseverance.

Einstein S Unfinished Symphony

Author: Marcia Bartusiak
Publisher: Joseph Henry Press
ISBN: 0309504821
Size: 44.55 MB
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Instead of collecting light waves or radio waves, these novel instruments will allow astronomers to at last place their hands upon the fabric of space-time and feel the very rhythms of the universe.

In Search Of Stardust

Author: Jon Larsen
Publisher: Voyageur Press (MN)
ISBN: 076035264X
Size: 61.88 MB
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In the book Larsen explains how anyone with a bit of inexpensive equipment can find their own micrometeorites. It was recently discovered that King Tut's dagger was forged from a chunk of a meteorite.

Gravitational Waves

Author: Brian Clegg
Publisher: Icon Books
ISBN: 1785783211
Size: 34.28 MB
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But gravitational waves – ripples in the fabric of space and time – are unrelenting, passing through barriers that stop light dead.

Gravity S Shadow

Author: Harry Collins
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226113795
Size: 56.24 MB
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Gravity's Shadow chronicles the forty-year effort to detect gravitational waves, while exploring the meaning of scientific knowledge and the nature of expertise.

Black Hole Blues And Other Songs From Outer Space

Author: Janna Levin
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1446485099
Size: 20.42 MB
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The full inside story of the detection of gravitational waves at LIGO, one of the most ambitious feats in scientific history *Selected as a Book of the Year 2016 in the Sunday Times* 'This is empirical poetry.

Gravity S Kiss

Author: Harry Collins
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262036185
Size: 50.12 MB
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A fascinating account, written in real time, of the unfolding of a scientific discovery: the first detection of gravitational waves.

The Future Of Spacetime

Author: Stephen W. Hawking
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393324464
Size: 63.32 MB
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Presents essays that explore the deepest mysteries of the universe, including black holes, gravity holes, and time travel, by physicists Stephen Hawking, Kip S. Thorne, Igor Novikov, Timothy Ferris, and Alan Lightman.

Hyperspace

Author: Michio Kaku
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199857760
Size: 67.71 MB
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In Hyperspace, Michio Kaku, author of the widely acclaimed Beyond Einstein and a leading theoretical physicist, offers the first book-length tour of the most exciting (and perhaps most bizarre) work in modern physics, work which includes ...

Abandoned In Place

Author: Roland Miller
Publisher: UNM Press
ISBN: 0826356265
Size: 19.88 MB
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Rapidly succumbing to the elements and demolition, most of the blockhouses, launch towers, tunnels, test stands, and control rooms featured in Abandoned in Place are located at secure military or NASA facilities with little or no public ...