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The birth of a new physics, by I. Bernard Cohen

Label
The birth of a new physics
Title
The birth of a new physics
Statement of responsibility
by I. Bernard Cohen
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Relates man's search from the sixteenth century to the present for a physics to describe the dynamics of a universe in motion
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1914-2003
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cohen, I. Bernard
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mechanics
  • Celestial mechanics
Label
The birth of a new physics, by I. Bernard Cohen
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages 240-245
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. The physics of a moving Earth -- 2. The old physics -- 3. The Earth and the universe -- 4. Exploring the depths of the universe -- 5. Toward an inertial physics -- 6. Kepler's celestial music -- 7. The grand design : a new physics -- SUPPLEMENTS -- 1. Galileo and the telescope -- 2. What Galileo "saw" in the heavens -- 3. Galileo's experiments on free fall -- 4. Galileo's experimental foundation of the science of motion -- 5. Did Galileo ever believe that in uniformly accelerated motion the speed is proportional to the distance? -- 6. The hypothetico-deductive model -- 7. Galileo and the medieval science of motion -- 8. Kepler, Descartes, and Gassendi on inertia -- 9. Galileo's discovery of the parabolic path -- 10. A summary of Galileo's major discoveries in the science of motion -- 11. Newton's debt to Hooke : the analysis of curvilinear orbital motion -- 12. The inertia of planets and comets -- 13. Proof that an elliptical planetary orbit follows from the inverse-square law -- 14. Newton and the apple : Newton's discovery of the v 2/r law -- 15. Newton on "gravitational" and "inertial" mass -- 16. Newton's steps to universal gravity
Control code
11442169
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
Rev. ed.
Extent
xiv, 258 pages
Isbn
9780393019940
Lccn
84025582
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)742069
Label
The birth of a new physics, by I. Bernard Cohen
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages 240-245
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. The physics of a moving Earth -- 2. The old physics -- 3. The Earth and the universe -- 4. Exploring the depths of the universe -- 5. Toward an inertial physics -- 6. Kepler's celestial music -- 7. The grand design : a new physics -- SUPPLEMENTS -- 1. Galileo and the telescope -- 2. What Galileo "saw" in the heavens -- 3. Galileo's experiments on free fall -- 4. Galileo's experimental foundation of the science of motion -- 5. Did Galileo ever believe that in uniformly accelerated motion the speed is proportional to the distance? -- 6. The hypothetico-deductive model -- 7. Galileo and the medieval science of motion -- 8. Kepler, Descartes, and Gassendi on inertia -- 9. Galileo's discovery of the parabolic path -- 10. A summary of Galileo's major discoveries in the science of motion -- 11. Newton's debt to Hooke : the analysis of curvilinear orbital motion -- 12. The inertia of planets and comets -- 13. Proof that an elliptical planetary orbit follows from the inverse-square law -- 14. Newton and the apple : Newton's discovery of the v 2/r law -- 15. Newton on "gravitational" and "inertial" mass -- 16. Newton's steps to universal gravity
Control code
11442169
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
Rev. ed.
Extent
xiv, 258 pages
Isbn
9780393019940
Lccn
84025582
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)742069

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