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Gravity's Ghost Scientific Discovery in the Twenty-First Century

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ISBN-10: 0226113566

ISBN-13: 9780226113562

Edition: 2011

Authors: Harry Collins

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Harry Collins describes the four decade search to detect a gravity wave, a phenomenon that has been theoretically projected & has been the focus of intensive research.
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Book details

List price: $46.00
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 12/1/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 200
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Harry Collins is the Distinguished Research Professor of Sociology and director of the Centre for the Study of Knowledge, Expertise, and Science at Cardiff University, and a fellow of the British Academy.

Introduction
Gravitational Wave Detection
The Equinox Event: Early Days
Resistance to Discovery
The Equinox Event: The Middle Period
The Hidden Histories of Statistical Tests
The Equinox Event: The Denouement
Gravity's Ghost
Envoi: Science in the Twenty-First Century
Postscript: Thinking after Arcadia
The Burst Group Checklist as of October 2007
The Burst Group Abstract Prepared for the Arcadia Meeting
Acknowledgments
References
Index