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Bondi, Hermann

Overview
Works: 224 works in 711 publications in 11 languages and 7,568 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings  Biography  History  Military history 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Creator
Classifications: QC6, 530.11
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Most widely held works by Hermann Bondi
Relativity and common sense, a new approach to Einstein by Hermann Bondi( Book )

48 editions published between 1962 and 1980 in 3 languages and held by 1,146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This radically reoriented and popular presentation of Einstein's Special Theory of Relativity derives its concepts from Newtonian ideas rather than by opposing them. It demonstrates that time is relative rather than absolute, that high speeds affect the nature of time, and that acceleration affects speed, time, and mass. Very little mathematics is required, and 60 illustrations augment the text
The universe at large by Hermann Bondi( Book )

47 editions published between 1960 and 1982 in 5 languages and held by 814 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Assumption and myth in physical theory by Hermann Bondi( Book )

37 editions published between 1965 and 1985 in 5 languages and held by 764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Professor Bondi discusses some of the myths that have grown up around various scientific theories and ideas, particularly special relativity and Mach's principle. His critical - and often light-hearted - approach to what are usually regarded as complicated ideas leaves the reader with the feeling that perhaps much of his subject is common sense after all. Professor Bondi's aim is to provoke thought, rather than to provide all the answers. He first discusses the limits of theory-making, the significance of depth and universality and the devising of effective tests for scientific theories. The relation of Einstein's theory to classical Newtonian mechanics is then considered, the author showing that relativity can be regarded simple as an extension of Newton's ideas on dynamics to the whole of physics. After deriving the equations of special relativity by the so-called k-calculus, he disposes rapidly of the 'clock paradox' and moves on to discuss general relativity, the significance of the result of Newman and Penrose concerning gravitational waves, the sources of gravitation and inertia, Mach's principles and the Hoyle-Narlikar relativity theory"--Publisher's description
The nature of time by Thomas Gold( Book )

7 editions published between 1963 and 1967 in English and held by 743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Physics, logic, and history : based on the First International Colloquium held at the University of Denver, May 16-20, 1966 by Wolfgang Yourgrau( Book )

8 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I.A Realist View of Logic, Physics, and History.- II. Knowledge and Physical Reality.- III. The Science of History and Notions of Personality.- IV. The Growth of a Theoretical Model: A Simple Case Study.- V. Existence.- VI. The Problems of Unifying Cosmology with Microphysics.- VII. The Evolution of Evolution.- VIII. Plea for Pluralism in Philosophy and Physics.- IX. On Semantic Information.- X. Quantification and Ontological Commitment.- XI. Possible Internal Subquantum Motions of Elementary Particles.- XII. The Three Kings of Physics.- XIII. Scepticism and the Study of History.- XIV. Causat
Rival theories of cosmology; a symposium and discussion of modern theories of the structure of the universe by British Broadcasting Corporation( Book )

15 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The universe unfolding by Hermann Bondi( Book )

10 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of twenty lectures that have been given by different astronomers from 1977 through 1997 about a variety of topics related to modern science
Defence and the citizen by Hermann Bondi( Book )

10 editions published in 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pioneering in outer space: a course of lectures on selected topics in modern physics and space flight by International Science School for High School Students( Book )

7 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Einsteins Einmaleins : Einf. in d. Relativitätstheorie by Hermann Bondi( Book )

10 editions published between 1971 and 1974 in German and Undetermined and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Natural science; an integrated course for schools: Unit A [-M] by Hermann Bondi( Book )

27 editions published between 1968 and 1973 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relativite et bon sens, une nouvelle approche des theories d'Einstein by Hermann Bondi( Book )

17 editions published between 1964 and 1983 in 6 languages and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El origen del universo : teorías cosmológicas rivales by Hermann Bondi( Book )

22 editions published between 1962 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Victorian Britain: pax britannica by Hermann Bondi( Book )

4 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La relatività e il senso comune : Nuova introduzione alle idee di Einstein by Hermann Bondi( Book )

6 editions published between 1965 and 1989 in Italian and English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Das Weltall und wir : Entdeckungen u. Theorien d. Kosmologie = The Universe at large by Hermann Bondi( Book )

4 editions published in 1960 in German and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Story of medicine( Book )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Body: structure & sensation( Book )

2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Time : selected lectures on time and relativity, the arrow of time, and the relation of geological and biological time and on men of science by Nuclear Research Foundation Summer Science School for High-School Students( Book )

1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Science, Churchill, and me : the autobiography of Hermann Bondi, master of Churchill College, Cambridge by Hermann Bondi( Book )

8 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the experiences, appointments and achievements of this eminent scientist. Dealing systematically with Bondi's childhood in Austria, arrival in Cambridge and his important contributions to the field of mathematics before his appointment as Master of Churchill College, Cambridge, the book conveys how an initially strictly academic career led to a range of positions in the public sector finishing with a return to academia
 
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Relativity and common sense, a new approach to Einstein
Alternative Names
Bondi, G.

Bondi, H.

Bondi, H. 1919-

Bondi, H. (Hermann)

Bondi, H. (Hermann), 1919-

Bondi, Herman

Bondi Herman 1919-2005

Bondi, Hermann

Bondi, Hermann Sir

Bondi, Michael H.

Bondy, Herman 1919-2005 Sir

Bondy, Herman, Sir 1919-2005

Hermann Bondi britischer Mathematiker und Kosmologe

Hermann Bondi britisk astronom og matematikar

Hermann Bondi britisk astronom og matematiker

Hermann Bondi Brits wiskundige (1919-2005)

Hermann Bondi brittisk astronom och matematiker

Hermann Bondi brytyjski kosmolog i matematyk pochodzenia austriackiego

Hermann Bondi matematico e cosmologo austriaco

Hermannus Bondi

Бонди, Г 1919-2005

Бонди, Г. (Герман), 1919-2005

Герман Бонди

הרמן בונדי

هرمان بوندی ریاضی‌دان و ستاره‌شناس بریتانیایی

ہرمن بونڈی

हेर्मान बाँडी

হেরমান বন্ডি

எர்மன் போண்டி

ヘルマン・ボンディ

ボンジ, ハーマン

赫爾曼·邦迪

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The universe unfoldingEl origen del universo : teorías cosmológicas rivales