9780716723271

Spacetime Physics

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  • ISBN13:

    9780716723271

  • ISBN10:

    0716723271

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1992-03-15
  • Publisher: W. H. Freeman
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Summary

Written by two of the field's true pioneers,Spacetime Physics can extend and enhance coverage of specialty relativity in the classroom. This thoroughly up-to-date, highly accessible overview covers microgravity, collider accelerators, satellite probes, neutron detectors, radioastronomy, and pulsars. The chapter on general relativity with new material on gravity waves, black holes, and cosmology.

Table of Contents

Spacetime:  Overview
Floating Free
Laws for All
Special Topic:  Lorenz Transformation
Trip to Canopus
Trekking Through Spacetime
Regions of Spacetime
Momenergy
Collide. Create. Annihilate.
Gravity:  Curved Spacetime in Action
Index
Answers to Odd-numbered Exercises

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