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A Journey into Gravity and Spacetime (Scientific American Library) Paperback – 7 Jun 1999

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  • Paperback: 258 pages
  • Publisher: Scientific American Library; New edition edition (7 Jun. 1999)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0716760347
  • ISBN-13: 978-0716760344
  • Product Dimensions: 21.6 x 1.6 x 23.7 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 3.0 out of 5 stars 1 customer review
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 2,030,303 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Synopsis

An introduction to Einstein's geometric theory of gravity and its implications for the relationship between mass and spacetime. Arguing that gravity closely connects the world around us and the innermost workings of the universe, the book applies Einstein's theory to many different phenomena.

About the Author

John Archibald Wheeler is Joseph Henry Professor Emeritus at Princeton University and was, until his retirement, Blumberg Professor of Physics and Director, Center for Theoretical Physics at the University of Texas at Austin. A past president of the American Physical Society, he is a recipient of the Enrico Fermi Award (1968), the National Medal of Science (1971), the Niels Bohr International Gold Medal (1982) and the Wolf Prize (1997).


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