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The Resource Proving Einstein right : the daring expeditions that changed how we look at the universe, S. James Gates, Jr., and Cathie Pelletier

Proving Einstein right : the daring expeditions that changed how we look at the universe, S. James Gates, Jr., and Cathie Pelletier

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Proving Einstein right : the daring expeditions that changed how we look at the universe
Title
Proving Einstein right
Title remainder
the daring expeditions that changed how we look at the universe
Statement of responsibility
S. James Gates, Jr., and Cathie Pelletier
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Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"In 1916, a nearly unknown German-born theoretical physicist named Albert Einstein had developed his theory of relativity, but hadn't yet been able to prove it. The only way to do that was through the clear view and measurement of a solar eclipse. In May of 1919, one of the longest total solar eclipses of the 20th century was visible for almost seven minutes in the Southern Hemisphere"--
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Gates, S. James
Dewey number
530.11072/3
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QB544.19
LC item number
.G38 2019
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Pelletier, Cathie
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Solar eclipses
  • Total solar eclipses
  • Relativity (Physics)
  • SCIENCE / History
  • SCIENCE / Physics / Astrophysics
Label
Proving Einstein right : the daring expeditions that changed how we look at the universe, S. James Gates, Jr., and Cathie Pelletier
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 297-338) and index
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 356 pages
Isbn
9781541762251
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2019019277
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1082173644
  • (OCoLC)on1082173644
  • 2872582
Label
Proving Einstein right : the daring expeditions that changed how we look at the universe, S. James Gates, Jr., and Cathie Pelletier
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 297-338) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 356 pages
Isbn
9781541762251
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2019019277
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1082173644
  • (OCoLC)on1082173644
  • 2872582

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