Journals Higher Education



Published: 03 July 2018

256 Pages | 25 color half tones, 89 color line drawings, 3 grayscale halftone and 8 grayscale line illustrations

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198796510

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The waves that are telling us about the deepest mysteries of space


The Quest for Gravitational Waves

Pierre Binetruy

  • Lucid and very accessible explanation of the most monumental and captivating events in the Universe
  • Striking introduction to the recent discovery of gravitational waves
  • Sets the discovery into the framework of our growing understanding of the gravitational universe
  • Focuses on a few concepts, which allows the reader to build his or her own understanding of the way the Universe functions
  • Based on author's popular free internet courses on gravity which have attracted tens of thousands of subscribers around the world, ranging in age from 9 to 89.

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