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Es us on an unforgettable journey from the recognition of the force of gravity in 1666 to the discovery of gravitational waves in 2015 And as we stand on the brink of a seismic revolution in our worldview he brings us up to speed on the greatest challenge ever to confront physi. Not the first time I ve read through to the end of a Marcus Chown and realised that though there are some good stories and some nice linking of events and people I m not much better

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The Ascent of Gravity

Al the words of Winston Churchill is a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma And penetrating that enigma promises to answer the biggest uestions in science what is space What is time What is the universe And where did it all come fromAward winning writer Marcus Chown tak. As the story goes in 1666 Isaac Newton watched an apple fall from a tree and it was this simple action that gave him the inspiration to develop the theory and the mathematics that wa

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Gravity is the weakest force in the everyday world yet it is the strongest force in the universe It was the first force to be recognized and described yet it is the least understood It is a force that keeps your feet on the ground yet no such force actually existsGravity to ste. Magnificent phenomenal mind blowing book Who would have thought there s so much to be told about phenomenon that s basic postulate of existence and that we all take for granted The


10 thoughts on “The Ascent of Gravity

  1. says:

    This is a highly entertaining history of gravity full of uite interesting anecdotes and the gradual unfolding of our understanding from Newton through Einstein through our uest to reconcile uantum mechanics with

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    Marcus Chown is one of the UK's best writers on physics and astronomy it's excellent to see him back on what he does best Here we dis

  3. says:

    Magnificent phenomenal mind blowing book Who would have thought there's so much to be told about phenomenon that's basic postulate of existence and that we all take for granted? The whole day I've been going through bookmarks to live through those serial brain orgasms again and I'm still not finished My brain is in serial localized big banging die and be reborn mode I mean some of these things I knew or I thought I knew But how ma

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    As the story goes in 1666 Isaac Newton watched an apple fall from a tree and it was this simple action that gave him the inspiration to develop the theory and the mathematics that was first published in 1687 in Philosophiæ Naturalis Principia Mathematica Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy where he laid out the

  5. says:

    I did a double review of two books for the Wall Street Journal so posting it under both titlesThe Ascent of Gravit

  6. says:

    Not a review but some kind of essay based on the bookGravitational waves are bombarding The Earth from all sides at all times But you don’t know about it Or maybe you know but don’t care Or simply – do not feel it Mor

  7. says:

    Not the first time I've read through to the end of a Marcus Chown and realised that though there are some good stories and some nice linking of events and people I'm not much better educated about the subject matter than when I started Perhaps I should stop reading the author

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    Am I gonna spend the last few minutes of 2019 bitching about a popular science book? You bet your gravitational ass I amEverything was all fine and well with this book up until page 200 when the author declared there is only one candidate for a deeper theory of gravity that satisfies the constraints of both spe

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    The Ascent of Gravity is a treat It tells the story of what we know about gravity based on the two biggest investigators o

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    From Newton to Einstein to the present theories of cosmology Chown takes us through a universe which shows itself to be a dichotomy of truths Everyone knows that gravity is an attractive forceright? Well it appears that it also has a dark side which is helping the universe to expand and which may lead to a deeper theory of the universe This

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