Return to home page
Searching: Otterbein library catalog
  Previous Record Previous Item Next Item Next Record
  Reviews, Summaries, etc...
EBOOK
Title Gravitation, cosmology, and cosmic-ray physics / Panel on Gravitation, Cosmology, and Cosmic-Ray Physics, Physics Survey Committee, Board on Physics and Astronomy, Commission on Physical Sciences, Mathematics, and Resources, National Research Council.
Imprint Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1986.

Series Physics through the 1990s
Physics through the 1990s.
Subject Gravitation.
Cosmology.
Cosmic rays.
Alt Name National Research Council (U.S.). Panel on Gravitation, Cosmology, and Cosmic-Ray Physics.
Description 1 online resource (xvi, 171 pages) : illustrations.
Note Includes index.
Bibliography Note ""SOURCES OF GRAVITATIONAL WAVES�RECENT DEVELOPMENTS""""6 Search for Gravitational Waves: Opportunities ""; ""LASER INTERFEROMETER DETECTOR WITH 5-KILOMETER BASELINE""; ""BAR DETECTOR SENSITIVITY AND BANDWIDTH""; ""OBSERVATIONS WITH BAR DETECTORS""; ""PULSAR SEARCHES""; ""SPACECRAFT TRACKING""; ""SPACE INTERFEROMETERS""; ""EVENT RATES AND SOURCE CALCULATIONS""; ""COMPUTATION""; ""7 Gravitation Theory: Introduction ""; ""8 Gravitation Theory: Highlights ""; ""NEUTRON STARS""; ""GRAVITATIONAL COLLAPSE AND BLACK HOLES""; ""QUANTUM PARTICLE CREATION BY BLACK HOLES""
Contents ""PHYSICS THROUGH THE 1990s""; ""Copyright""; ""Preface""; ""Contents""; ""I Summary of Principal Recommendations ""; ""RECOMMENDATIONS ON GRAVITATIONAL PHYSICS""; ""Space Program in Gravitation""; ""Ground-Based Studies in Gravitation""; ""Gravitation Theory""; ""RECOMMENDATIONS ON COSMOLOGY""; ""Space Program in Cosmology""; ""Ground-Based Studies in Cosmology""; ""Growth in Cosmology Research""; ""RECOMMENDATIONS ON COSMIC-RAY PHYSICS""; ""Space Program in Cosmic Rays""; ""Ground-Based Cosmic-Ray Studies""; ""II Gravitation""; ""1 Experimental Tests of General Relativity: Introduction ""
""2 Experimental Tests of General Relativity: Highlights """"EQUIVALENCE PRINCIPLE, EOTVOS TO LUNAR LASER RANGING""; ""GRAVITATIONAL REDSHIFT, M�SSBAUER TO ROCKETBORNE MASER""; ""LIGHT DEFLECTION, ECLIPSES TO RADIO INTERFEROMETRY""; ""SIGNAL RETARDATION, NEWEST AND MOST ACCURATE TEST""; ""PERIHELION ADVANCE, EINSTEIN'S ONLY HANDLE""; ""CHANGING GRAVITATIONAL CONSTANT, SOLAR-SYSTEM TIME VERSUS ATOMIC TIME""; ""LABORATORY TESTING OF GRAVITATION, SEARCHING FOR THE UNEXPECTED""; ""3 Experimental Tests of General Relativity: Opportunities ""; ""TESTS FOR “MAGNETIC� GRAVITATIONAL EFFECTS""
""Relativity Gyroscope Experiment""""Black-Hole Jets""; ""RANGING TO THE MOON AND INNER PLANETS""; ""Radar Ranging""; ""Ranging to Planetary Landers and Orbiters""; ""Lunar Laser Ranging""; ""MEASUREMENT OF SECOND-ORDER SOLAR-SYSTEM EFFECTS""; ""GRAVITATIONAL QUADRUPOLE MOMENT OF THE SUN""; ""SYSTEMS OF COMPACT STARS""; ""4 Search for Gravitational Waves: Introduction ""; ""THEORY""; ""SOURCES""; ""DETECTORS""; ""5 Search for Gravitational Waves: Highlights ""; ""BINARY PULSAR""; ""BAR DETECTORS""; ""INTERFEROMETRIC DETECTORS""; ""PULSAR TIMING AND MILLISECOND PULSARS""
""QUANTUM EFFECTS IN THE EARLY UNIVERSE""""ALTERNATIVE THEORIES""; ""EXACT SOLUTIONS OF THE EINSTEIN EQUATIONS""; ""ASYMPTOTIC PROPERTIES OF SPACE-TIME""; ""NUMERICAL RELATIVITY""; ""EMISSION OF GRAVITATIONAL RADIATION""; ""THE POSITIVE ENERGY THEOREM""; ""QUANTUM FIELD THEORY IN CURVED SPACE-TIME""; ""QUANTUM GRAVITY""; ""Supergravity""; ""Kaluza-Klein Theories""; ""9 Gravitation Theory: Opportunities ""; ""CLASSICAL GRAVITATION, SINGULARITIES, ASYMPTOTIC STRUCTURE""; ""QUANTUM GRAVITY""; ""ASTROPHYSICAL PROPERTIES OF NEUTRON STARS AND BLACK HOLES""; ""COMPUTATION""
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0309568072 (electronic bk.)
9780309568074 (electronic bk.)
0309035791 (pbk.)
9780309035798 (pbk.)
OCLC # 326709809
Additional Format Print version: Gravitation, cosmology, and cosmic-ray physics. Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1986 0309035791 (OCoLC)13063491