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Author Gaughan, Richard, author.

Title Gravitational waves explained / Richard Gaughan.

Publication Info. New York : Enslow Publishing, [2018]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Moline PL Juvenile Non-Fiction - MPLG-6  J 530.11 GAU    AVAILABLE
 Talcott Free LD YA Non-Fiction - TFLY-11  YA 530.11 GAU    AVAILABLE
Description 80 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm.
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series The mysteries of space
Mysteries of space.
Audience Grades 7 to 12.
Summary "In September of 2015, the scientific world was buzzing: gravitational waves had been detected. It was a dramatic and conclusive demonstration of Einstein's theory of general relativity--the most complex and far-reaching theory in the history of physics. Through detailed diagrams, relatable analogies, and informative sidebars, this text cuts through the complexity and sophistication, providing an accessible introduction to the physics of waves, the implications of general relativity, and the ways in which gravitational waves can bring new understanding of the universe around us."-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents What is a wave? -- Getting on the right wavelength -- How to learn from waves -- Gravitational waves -- Detecting the barely detectable -- A new view of the universe.
Subject Gravitational waves -- Juvenile literature.
General relativity (Physics) -- Juvenile literature.
General relativity (Physics) (OCoLC)fst00939815
Gravitational waves. (OCoLC)fst00946882
Genre/Form Juvenile works. (OCoLC)fst01411637
ISBN 9781978504561 (library bound)
9781978505575 (paperback)

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