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SPACETIME

AND

GRAVITATION


An Outline of the General
Relativity Theory


by

A. S. Eddington, M.A., M.Sc., F.R.S.

Plumian Professor of Astronomy and Experimental
Philosophy, Cambridge


CAMBRIDGE
AT THE UNIVERSITY PRESS
1920

Cambridge University Press

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ECLIPSE INSTRUMENTS AT SOBRAL

Contents

  1. Eclipse Instruments at Sobral
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    Frontispiece
  2.  
    Prologue
    PAGE
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    1
  4.  
    Chapter I
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    17
  6. Chapter II
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    30
  8. Chapter III
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    45
  10. Chapter IV
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    63
  12. Chapter V
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    77
  14. Chapter VI
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    93
  16. Chapter VII
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    110
  18. Chapter VIII
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    123
  20. Chapter IX
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    136
  22. Chapter X
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    152
  24. Chapter XI
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    167
  26. Chapter XII
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    180
  28. Appendix
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    202
  30. ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    210