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Reinventing gravity :

by Moffat, John W.
Published by : Smithsonian Books/Collins, (New York :) Physical details: xiv, 272 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. ISBN:9780061170881; 0061170887. Year: 2008
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [257]-259) and index.

Introduction: A new gravity theory -- Prologue: The elusive planet Vulcan, a parable -- Discovering and reinventing gravity -- The Greeks to Newton -- Einstein -- The standard model of gravity -- The beginnings of modern cosmology -- Dark matter -- Conventional black holes -- Updating the standard model -- Inflation and variable speed of light (VSL) -- New cosmological data -- Searching for a new gravity theory -- Strings and quantum gravity -- Other alternative gravity theories -- Modified gravity (MOG) -- Envisioning and testing the MOG universe -- The pioneer anomaly -- MOG as a predictive theory -- Cosmology without dark matter -- Do black holes exist in nature? -- Dark energy and the accelerating universe -- The eternal universe.

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