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General relativity : an Einstein centenary survey / edited by S.W. Hawking, W. Israel.

; Israel, W
Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1979.
ISBN 0521222850, 9780521222853

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Other Authors Hawking, Stephen, 1942-
Israel, W.
Subjects Algemene relativiteitstheorie.
Black holes (Astronomy)
Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955.
General relativity (Physics)
Gravitatie.
Relativitätstheorie.
Relativité générale (Physique)
Schwarzes Loch.
Trous noirs (Astronomie)
Zwarte gaten.
Description xviii, 919 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Copyright Date 1979.
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents An introductory survey / S.W. Hawking and W. Israel -- The confrontation between gravitation theory and experiment / C.M. Will -- Gravitational-radiation experiments / D.H. Douglass and V.B. Braginsky --The initial value problem and the dynamical formulation of general relativity / A.E. Fischer and J.E. Marsden -- Global structure of spacetimes / R. Geroch and G.T. Horowitz -- The general theory of the mechanical, electromagnetic and thermodynamic properties of black holes / B. Carter -- An introduction to the theory of the Kerr metric and its perturbations / S. Chandrasekhar ; Black hole astrophysics / R.D. Blandford and K.S. Thorne -- The big bang cosmology--enigmas and nostrums / R.H. Dicke and P.J.E. Peebles -- Cosmology and the early universe / Ya B. Zelʹdovich -- Anisotropic and inhomogeneous relativistic cosmologies / M.A.H. MacCallum -- Singularities and time-assymetry / R. Penrose -- Quantum field theory in curved spacetime / G.W. Gibbons -- Quantum gravity : the new synthesis / B.S. DeWitt ; The path-integral approach to quantum gravity / S.W. Hawking -- Ultraviolet divergences in quantum theories of gravitation / S. Weinberg.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)4135811
(OCoLC)ocm04135811
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