2 edition of **Time, gravitation and the universe** found in the catalog.

Time, gravitation and the universe

G. J. Whitrow

- 116 Want to read
- 8 Currently reading

Published
**1973**
by Imperial College of Science and Technology, University of London in [London]
.

Written in English

- General relativity (Physics),
- Astrophysics.,
- Cosmology.

**Edition Notes**

Statement | [by] G. J. Whitrow. |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QC173.6 .W48 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | 103-126 p. |

Number of Pages | 126 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL5250712M |

LC Control Number | 75323290 |

As we know, without the existence of time, the creation of our universe would not have happened. As we have shown, time can be traded for space, but space cannot be traded for time. Our universe is in fact a temporal physical subspace, and it is continuously evolving or changing with time (i.e., t > 0).Author: Francis T.S. Yu. For it leads to the result that the extension of space and time depends on the amount of matter in the world—partly by its direct effect on the curvature and partly by its influence on the constant of the law of gravitation. The more matter there is, the more space is created to contain it, and if there were no matter the world would shrink.

I'm a theoretical physicist, specializing in quantum mechanics, gravitation, cosmology, statistical mechanics, and foundations of physics, with occasional dabblings elsewhere. This site contains information about me, including research and my CV, plus news, books, videos, and other activities. My newest book, Something Deeply Hidden, is about. All the results of gravitation for weak fields of this theory agree with those of General Relativity to measurable accuracy whereas at the beginning of the Universe the results of both theories are quite different, i.e. no singularity by gravitation in flat space-time and non-expanding universe, and a Big Bang (singularity) by General : Walter Petry.

The book has an extensive treatment of cosmology from primordial inflation, cosmic microwavebackground to the dark energy that propels an accelerating universe. The book is the undergraduate edition of the author's previous work, Relativity, Gravitation and Cosmology: A Basic Introduction,published as part of the Oxford Master Series in Physics. OCLC Number: Notes: "The present volume contains the material originally delivered as lectures at the University college of Wales, Aberystwyth, on the Aberystwyth lectures foundation in , under the general title 'World-structure: problems of time and space and the distribution of matter and motion in the universe'."--Preface.

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