The Grip of Gravity
The Quest to Understand the Laws of Motion and Gravitation
By (author) Prabhakar Gondhalekar
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Grip of Gravity by Prabhakar Gondhalekar
Book DescriptionGravity is the most enigmatic of all known forces of nature. It controls everything, from ocean tides to the expansion of the Universe. The search for the laws of motion and gravitation started over two thousand years ago. The reader is taken on an exciting journey through the subsequent centuries, identifying the blind alleys, the profound insights and flashes of inspiration that have punctuated this search. Despite the fantastic progress that has been made, the true nature of gravity is still a mystery and this book attempts to show how the current developments in string theory(s) (perhaps the 'Theory of Everything') may lead to a new and radical interpretation of gravity. This book describes the fundamental concepts, developments and experiments, both performed and planned, to increase our understanding of gravity and the natural phenomena in which gravity is the principal player.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521018678
(228mm x 152mm x 21mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 22-Aug-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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This book tells the story of how we have arrived at our current understanding of the laws of motion and gravitation.
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Author Biography - Prabhakar Gondhalekar
Prab Gondalekhar studied physics at Imperial College, London and his doctorate in physics was awarded by the University of London.
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