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American Eclipse: A Nation\'s Epic Race to Catch the Shadow of the Moon and Win the Glory of the World
By David Baron
This nineteenth-century celestial drama will enthral readers as a coast-to-coast total solar eclipse plunges America into darkness.
Relativity theory assumes locality, without accounting for the observer's past history. This book introduces nonlocality, or history dependence, into relativity theory. Inertia and gravitation are deeply tied, suggesting gravity may be nonlocal. The gravitational memory of past events must then be taken into account.
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'The physicist transforming how we see the universe' Financial Times'An utter joy' Adam Rutherford'A hugely engaging book... Rovelli is a charming, thought-provoking tour guide' Manjit Kumar ProspectDo space and time truly exist? What is reality made of? Can we understand its deep texture?Scientist Carlo Rovelli has spent his whole life...
This book provides a modern introduction to the study of star formation, at a level suitable for graduate students or advanced undergraduates in astrophysics. The first third of the book provides a review of the observational phenomenology and then the basic physical processes that are important for star formation. The...