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Space, time and gravitation - an outline of the general relativity theory (1920) (14804173703)



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Title: Space, time and gravitation : an outline of the general relativity theory

Year: 1920 (1920s)

Authors: Eddington, Arthur Stanley, Sir, 1882-1944

Subjects: Space and time Gravitation Relativity (Physics)

Publisher: Cambridge : The University Press

Contributing Library: PIMS - University of Toronto

Digitizing Sponsor: University of Ottawa

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SPACE TIME AND GRAVITATION AN OUTLINE OF THE GENERALRELATIVITY THEORY BY A. S. EDDINGTON, M.A., M.Sc, F.R.S. PLUMIAN PROFESSOR OF ASTRONOMY AND EXPERIMENTALPHILOSOPHY, CAMBRIDGE CAMBRIDGE AT THE UNIVERSITY PRESS 1920 Perhaps to move His laughter at their quaint opinions wide Hereafter, when they come to model heaven And calculate the stars: how they will wield The mighty frame: how build, unbuild, contrive To save appearances. Paradise Lost. TEE INSTITUTE C: EVAL STUDIES 10 LEY PLACE 5f CANADA. JAN 1 3962 PREFACE By his theory of relativity Albert Einstein has provoked arevolution of thought in physical science. The achievement consists essentially in this:—Einstein hassucceeded in separating far more completely than hitherto theshare of the observer and the share of external nature in thethings we see happen. The perception of an object by an observerdepends on his own situation and circumstances; for example,distance will make it appear smaller and dimmer. We makeallowance for thispacetimegravi00eddi

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