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Author Schumacker, Benjamin.

Title Black holes, tides, and curved spacetime [(DVD) videorecording] : understanding gravity / Benjamin Schumacker.

Publication Info. Chantilly, VA : Teaching Company, [2013]
©2013
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult Great Courses  531.14 SCH    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Adult Great Courses  531.14 SCH    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 videodisc (12 hr.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (vi, 212 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm)
Series The great courses, Science & mathematics, physics
Great courses (DVD). Science & mathematics.
System Details DVD.
Note 24 Lectures on six discs; 30 minutes per lecture.
Contents Disc 1. The strangest force -- Free fall and inertia -- Revolution in the heavens -- Universal gravitation -- The art of experiment -- Escape velocity, energy, and rotation -- Disc 2. Stars in their courses -- orbital mechanics -- What are tides? earth and beyond -- Nudge--perturbations of orbits -- Reasonance--surprises in the intricate dance -- The million-body problem -- The billion-year battle -- Disc 3. From forces to fields -- The falling laboratory -- Spacetime in zero gravity -- Spacetime tells matter how to move -- Matter tells spacetime how to curve -- Light in curved spacetime -- Disc 4. Gravitomagnetism and gratitational waves -- Gravity's horizon--anatomy of a Black Hole -- Which universe is ours? -- Cosmic antigravity--inflation and dark energy -- The force of creation -- The next revolution.
Performer Benjamin Schumacher, Kenyon College.
Subject Gravity -- Videodiscs.
Gravitation -- Videodiscs.
General relativity (Physics) -- Videodiscs.
Black holes (Astronomy) -- Videodiscs.
Cosmology -- Videodiscs.
Genre DVD-Video discs.
Added Author Schumacher, Benjamin.
Teaching Company.
Cover Title Understanding gravity
ISBN 9781598039856
1598039857
Music No. 1231 Teaching Company
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