Book Details

The Sky at Einsteins Feet

Publish Date: 2006

ISBN: 978-0-387-37622-6

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Specifically traces the impact of Einstein's ideas on astronomy, including the way we interpret observations of stars and galaxies. Presents many applications of relativity that have not been shown in earlier popular-level books and illustrates how deeply physics permeates the way we interpret many astronomical phenomena.

Subject: Physics and Astronomy, Cosmology, Galaxy, Gravity, Observatories, Relativistic jet, Relativity, Star, Universe, quasar