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Published: 01 April 2017

144 Pages | 11 black and white images

6.9 x 4.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198729143

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Gravity: A Very Short Introduction

Timothy Clifton

Very Short Introductions

  • Explains the central role of the force of gravity, from everyday effects on Earth, to planetary motion, to its impact on the expansion of the Universe
  • Describes our efforts to link gravity with quantum mechanics and our growing understanding of gravity from Newton to Einstein
  • Considers the significance of the newly discovered gravitational waves
  • Part of the Very Short Introductions series - millions of copies sold worldwide