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An Index to Thomas Pynchon's Works

Grouped Items: Physics

On this page: 152 items tied to the collection Physics in:

3-D
AD Three, 33.3: 456 (- space) Concepts
absolute zero
2*, first GR, 1: 3 (to try to bring events to -) Measure Capitalised
adiabatic
AD Three, 47.2: 656 (- gradients) Weather Rare
agency of nature
AD Two, 11.5: 132 Concepts Capitalised
air-cooled
AD Four, 67.10: 1011 (an - Benet-Mercier) Process Orthography
air-cooling
AD Four, 64.23: 966 Process Orthography
air-pressure
AD One, 1.1: 8 Science/Science Antiquated
Einstein
AD Two, 31.1: 412 (young -) Scientist/Science Last Name
Einstein
GR Part Two, 7: 262 (Dr. -) Scientist/Science Last Name
"amount of light in the universe being finite (...)"
AD One, 7.1: 61 Concepts
anamorphoscope
AD Two, 21.2: 249, 249 (the classical -s) Instrument
anti-gravity
AD Four, 68.1: 1018 (Saharan -) Concepts
atü
GR Part Three, 3: 314 (40 -) Unit
automorphic function
AD Three, 44.6: 627 (-s) Concepts
ball-lightning
AD One, 7.5: 73 (- capital) Concepts Orthography
Beaufort Scale
AD One, 2.2: 15 Concepts Capitalised
Blattnerphone
AD Four, 68.9: 1036 (- components) Device
Brain War
GR Part Four, 10: 726 (a [...] Victorian kind of -) Events
Brownian movement
AD Three, 41.8: 587 Concepts
calcite
AD Two, 25.2: 305 Mining
canals-of-Mars
GR Part One, 18: 146 (- controversy) Ideas Orthography
CG (= Center of Gravity)
GR Part Three, 13: 455 (- for a device of a given weight) Concepts
cod-ends
AD Three, 37.11: 522 (- of the nets) Structure Orthography
compound microscopes
AD Two, 21.2: 250 (-, imported from the Low Countries) Instrument
Cranz - ...'s Lehrbuch der Ballistic
GR Part Three, 13: 452 Text/Texts
cristallography
AD Three, 32.2: 439 (- of silica medium) Science/Science
Critical Mass
GR Part Three, 24: 539 Concepts
cupel
AD One, 7.6: 77 Objects Rare
current
AD One, 9.1: 98 (god of -) Description Capitalised
Demon
GR Part Three, 11: 411 (Maxwell's] -) Theorem
dial-faces
AD Two, 30.2: 402 (dust-covered -) Instrument Orthography
dihedral
AD Three, 37.7: 516 (two-shaded false -s) Concepts
divergent oscillation
AD Two, 21.6: 258 Concepts
electricity
AD One, 9.1: 97 Concepts Capitalised
Electromagnetic Theory
AD One, 9.1: 98 (Heaviside's -) Document/Texts
Electronics
GR Part Three, 21: 521 Technique
energetic rays
AD Two, 21.3: 252 Concepts
English Physics
AD Three, 38.2: 535 Science/Science
entropy
4*, first AD, 31.2: 416 (lower - [...] as a simple function of Time), 416 (- level) Process
Entropy Management
GR Part Two, 7: 260 Expression/Dictionary
Mach
GR Part Three, 13: 453 Scientist/Science Last Name
exact sympathetic frequency
AD Two, 21.6: 258 Concepts
extra-Hertzian
AD Two, 11.1: 121 (- rays) Concepts
Fahrenheit
2*, first AD, 49.5: 691 Unit
Field Equations
GR Part Three, 11: 411 Theorem
Fleming valve
AD Four, 68.9: 1036 Device
Force of Gravity
GR Part Four, 2: 639 Theorem
four-, perhaps five-dimensional surface
AD Four, 55.4: 781 (- intersecting with 'our' continuum) Concepts Orthography
"four-dimensional physics"
AD Three, 42.5: 603 Theory
four-dimensional space
AD Three, 44.1: 617 Theory Orthography
Fourier-analyzed
GR Part Four, 3: 641 Technique
Fresnel lenses
AD Two, 12.1: 140 Instrument
'funnel'
AD Three, 33.2: 452 Concepts
"Future"
3*, first AD, 33.2: 454 Concepts
g
GR Part Three, 2: 301 (pulling -s) Force
Gauge
AD Two, 20.1: 235 (- needles) Concepts
gear-housing
AD Four, 68.6: 1030 (the bolts on -s) Device Orthography
George Fitzgerald
2*, first AD, 11.5: 132 Scientist/Science
Glynsky
AD Two, 20.1: 235 (- [distillation column]) Objects
gravity
9*, first AD, 17.4: 207 Concepts
Griendl von Ach
AD Two, 21.2: 250 Historical Persons
Hertz
3*, first AD, 26.1: 318 Scientist/Science Last Name
Lorentz
AD Three, 40.5: 565 Scientist/Science Last Name
Hermitian operator
AD Three, 42.6: 604, 604 (without noun) Concepts
Hertzian
AD Three, 40.1: 557 Concepts
hundred-horsepower
AD Five, 70.2: 1070 (- Packards) Measure
hydrogen-burning
AD Four, 68.1: 1019 (- stoves of the latest design) Process Orthography
Isaac Newton
GR Part Three, 25: 555 Scientist/Science
James Clerk Maxwell
6*, first AD, 9.1: 98 Scientist/Science Last Name
Jean Claude Eugène Péclet
GR Part Three, 13: 453 Scientist/Science Last Name
Johann K.F. Zöllner
AD Three, 42.1: 591 (Professor -) Scientist/Science
La Velocità del Suono
AD Three, 41.8: 587 Concepts
Le Bel-Henninger
AD Two, 20.1: 235 (- [distillation column]) Objects
Leclanché cells
2*, first AD, 12.1: 140 Instrument
light-meter
AD One, 7.1: 60 Objects Antiquated
low-temperature
AD Two, 28.5: 368 (- solid) Concepts Orthography
Ludwig Boltzmann
AD Three, 42.2: 596 Scientist/Science
Prandtl
4*, first AD, 42.5: 603 (-'s recent discovery). 603 (Dr. -'s shop) Scientist/Science Last Name
Mach 5, 6
2*, first GR, 11: 422 Unit
machine
2*, first AD, 30.2: 402 Instrument Capitalised
magnetic ore separation
AD Two, 24.3: 291 Process
magnetism
AD Two, 24.3: 291 Theorem
Magnifying Transformer
AD Four, 56.5: 801 (Mr. Tesla's -) Concepts
Magnifying Transmitter
AD Two, 26.4: 327 Instrument
Manganin resistance-boxes
AD Two, 12.1: 140 (- and Tesla coils) Instrument
Maxwell Equations
AD Three, 38.2: 532 Electricity/Science
Maxwell Field Equation
4*, first AD, 7.1: 58 Concepts
'mercury'
3*, first AD, 7.6: 77 Objects
"meter"
GR Part Three, 2: 301 (-s) Span
"meters per second"
GR Part Three, 2: 301 (- will integrate to "meters") Formula/Science
Faraday
AD One, 9.1: 98 Scientist/Science Last Name
Michael Faraday
GR Part Three, 30: 584 (check out the portrait of - in the Tate Gallery in London) Scientist/Science
Michelson
4*, first AD, 7.1: 58 Scientist/Science
Michelson-Morley
4*, first AD, 7.1: 59 (- experiment) Concepts
Nicol prism
5*, first AD, 12.1: 139 (-s) Objects
Nipkow scanner
AD Four, 68.8: 1034 Device
nothing
4*, first AD, 27.6: 354 ehat had been -) Concepts Capitalised
Heaviside
3*, first AD, 9.1: 98 Scientist/Science Last Name
Oliver Lodge
2*, first AD, 7.1: 58 (Sir -) Historical Persons
'one continuous substance, filling all space ... which can vibrate light ... be shared into positive and negative electricity'
AD One, 7.1: 58 Description
'ozone'
2*, first AD, 30.2: 401 Element
parallax effects
AD Three, 44.8: 633 Concepts
paramorphic distortions
AD Two, 21.2: 249 Concepts
phase-interference
AD Three, 40.4: 562 Concepts Orthography
power-unit
AD Four, 68.6: 1030 (-s) Device Orthography
Primary Problem
GR Part Four, 7: 700 Science/Science
'radio-lenses'
AD Two, 21.3: 252 Objects
ray
2*, first AD, 12.1: 139 (-s) Concepts Capitalised
Reynolds Number
2*, first AD, 68.6: 1031 (Æther-normalized -) Concepts
richochets
AD One, 8.1: 82 Concepts Orthography
Roentgen-ray
AD Three, 42.1: 588 (- spectacles) Concepts Orthography
Second Law of Thermodynamics
2*, first AD, 20.2: 238 Concepts
second-order
AD Three, 40.5: 565 (- effects) Concepts Orthography
shock-wave
2*, first AD, 15.5: 185 Events Orthography
Soniferous Æther
GR Part Four, 6: 695 Concepts
sound-pressure
AD Four, 55.3: 780 Events Orthography
Soxhlet extractor
AD Two, 20.1: 235 (-s) Objects
space
2*, first AD, 32.3: 444 (this great amibiguity of Time and -) Concepts Capitalised
space-time
6*, first AD, 33.3: 457 Concepts Orthography
speaker-horn
AD Four, 64.12: 950 (-s) Device Plural
special relativity
2*, first AD, 56.3: 797 Theory Capitalised
Stodda
GR Part Three, 11: 406 (With hardly more to go on than -'s treatise n steam turbines, [...]) Fictional Person
sympiezometer
AD Four, 68.1: 1020 Device Rare
t
AD Four, 68.9: 1036 (minus cosine of -) Concepts
T
GR Part Two, 3: 222 (temperature T sub e) Symbol
Telegraphone
AD Two, 12.1: 140 (Poulsen's -) Instrument
Telephone
GR Part Two, 3: 217 Communication
Tesla coils
AD Two, 12.1: 140 Instrument
theories of light
AD Two, 26.2: 320 Concepts Capitalised
time
45*, first AD, 4.3: 33 (labyrinth of -) Concepts Capitalised
time-travel
4*, first AD, 30.1: 398 Concepts Orthography
timeless
2*, first AD, 31.1: 406 (a reasonable counterfeit of the -) Concepts Capitalised
'to undulate'
AD One, 7.1: 58 Description
Töpler Influence Machine
AD One, 7.1: 58 Objects
Treatise on Electricity and Magnetism
AD One, 9.1: 98 (Maxwell's -) Document/Texts
trip-lever
AD Three, 49.5: 691 (like a - concern), 691 Device Orthography
universe
5*, first AD, 31.3: 420 Concepts Capitalised
vacuum
5*, first AD, 7.1: 60 Concepts Capitalised
vibrational rays
AD Two, 21.6: 258 Concepts
viscosity
AD Three, 32.2: 442 (- spaces) Concepts Capitalised
wave-length
2*, first AD, 12.1: 139 (-s) Concepts Orthography
Werner Heisenberg
GR Part Three, 5: 348 Scientist/Science
Wetherill's magnet
AD Two, 24.3: 291, 291 (without magnet) Objects
Roentgen
AD Three, 48.4: 670 (- rays) Scientist/Science Last Name
Weber
2*, first AD, 42.1: 594 (Gauss passing to - a remark) Scientist/Science Last Name
William Crookes
AD Two, 19.3: 228 (Sir -) Historical Persons
William Rowan Hamilton
6*, first AD, 9.1: 99 Scientist/Science Last Name
wind-rose
2*, first AD, 11.1: 121 Device Orthography
writing-point
AD Four, 56.3: 797 (-s and mirrors) Concepts Orthography
Zhukovsky Transformation
2*, first AD, 42.5: 603 Theory
Δ-t
GR Part One, 19: 159 (- approaching zero), 159 (- is just a convenience) Concepts
Δt
AD Four, 57.8: 815 Concepts