Expanding Universe (Paperback)

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The equations of general relativity include a constant lambda in their solution. If lambda is non-zero and positive, this represents the existence of a phenomenon of cosmical repulsion. In this book Eddington discussed the implications of this models of the universe.


Publisher Cambridge Univ Pr
Mfg Part# 9780521349765
SKU 30091738
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0521349761
Release Date 4/10/2007
Dimensions (in Inches) 7.75H x 5L x 0.5T
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Editors Note Long out of print, this classic book investigates the experimental determination of one of the fundamental constants of astrophysics and its significance for astronmy. The Expanding Universe offers a unique sidelight on the history of ideas and Eddington's artistry; his evident enjoyment of writing and exposition shine through. Astrophysicists and historians of science will find that this reissue sheds fascinating light on one of Britain's greatest scientists. Sir William McCrea has supplied the Preface.
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0156
Publisher Cambridge University Press
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