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Relativity theory and astrophysics

Relativity theory and astrophysics

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Published by American Mathematical Society in Providence, Rhode Island .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Proceedings of the fourth summer seminar on applied mathematics arranged by the American Mathematical Society and held at Cornell University 1965.

StatementJu rgen Ehlers editor.
SeriesLectures in applied mathematics -- Vols.8-10
ContributionsEhlers, Ju rgen.
The Physical Object
Pagination3 v (xv,289p.,vii,220p.,vii,134p.) ;
Number of Pages289
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14091910M

  Study of physical effects in the vicinity of a black hole as a basis for understanding general relativity, astrophysics, and elements of cosmology. Extension to current developments in theory and observation. Energy and momentum in flat spacetime; the metric; curvature of spacetime near rotating and nonrotating centers of attraction; trajectories and orbits of particles and light; elementary   Astrophysics, General Relativity and Cosmology. Cornell has long been a leader in theoretical astrophysics—the modeling of phenomena in our solar system, galaxy, distant galaxies and the early universe. In , the late Professor Hans Bethe was awarded the Nobel Prize for his explanation of how stars shine by converting hydrogen to helium

The book gives a brief overview of the general theory of relativity. The production and origin of gravitational waves are discussed in detail. Cosmology is the study of space and time on a large scale. Physics and Astrophysics discusses some major problems concerned with macrophysics. Such topics as the controlled thermonuclear fusion, high The Banff lectures attempted a systematic exposition of the ideas underlying recent developments in general relativity and its astronomical applications at a level accessible and useful to graduate students having some previous acquaintance with the subject. To our regret, it was not possible to include any printed record of Peebles' beautiful lectures on observational cosmology or of the

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Dieter R. Brill. Pages Reprint of First English Edition. First English translation of Einstein's theory of relativity. In this work Einstein intended, as far as possible, to give an exact insight into the theory of Relativity to those readers who, from a general and scientific philosophical point of view, are interested in the theory, but who are not conversant with the mathematical apparatus of  › Books › Science, Nature & Maths › Physics.

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Tensors, Relativity, and Cosmology, Second Edition, combines relativity, astrophysics, and cosmology in a single volume, providing a simplified introduction to each subject that is followed by detailed mathematical :// A textbook on general relativity and relativistic astrophysics is presented. The mathematical tools used in the general theory of relativity are developed, followed by the development of the general theory of relativity along traditional lines using coordinate-free language.

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://. General Relativity is a beautiful theory of gravity. It has not only thrilled us, but has survived years of challenges, both by experimental tests and by alternative theories. The beauty of the theory was clear at the beginning, but the initial focus was on whether it was right.

When General Relativity provided an explanation forGet this from a library! Relativity theory and astrophysics. 1. Relativity and cosmology. [Jürgen Ehlers]For about half a century the general theory of relativity attracted little attention from physicists.

However, the discovery of compact objects such as quasars and pulsars, as well as candidates for black holes on the one hand, and the microwave background radiation on