General Relativity The most beautiful of theories Ebook

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Generalising Newtons law of gravitation general relativity is one of the pillars of modern physics While applications in the beginning were restricted to isolated effects such as a proper understanding of Mercurys orbit the second half of the twentieth century saw a massive development of applications These include cosmology gravitational waves and even very practical results for satellite based positioning systems as well as different approaches to unite general relativity with another very successful branch of physics quantum theory On the occassion of general relativitys centennial leading scientists in the different branches of gravitational research review the history and recent advances in the main fields of applications of the theory which was referred to by Lev Landau as the most beautiful of the existing physical theories Contributions from Andy C Fabian AnthonyL Lasenby Astrophysical black Holes Neil Ashby GNSS and other applications of General Relativity Gene Byrd Arthur Chernin Pekka Teerikorpi Mauri VaaltonenObservations of general Relativity at strong and weaks limits Ignazio Ciufolini General Relativity and dragging of inertial frames Carlo Rovelli The strange world of quantum spacetimeGeneral Relativity The most beautiful of theories EbookApplications and trends after 100 years By Carlo Rovelli Publisher De Gruyter Print ISBN 9783110340426 3110340429 eText ISBN 9783110383645 3110383640 Edition 1st Copyright year 2015 Format EPUB Available from 15400 USD SKU 9783110383645

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Generalising Newtons law of gravitation general relativity is one of the pillars of modern physics While applications in the beginning were restricted to isolated effects such as a proper understanding of Mercurys orbit the second half of the twentieth century saw a massive development of applications These include cosmology gravitational waves and even very practical results for satellite based positioning systems as well as different approaches to unite general relativity with another very successful branch of physics quantum theory On the occassion of general relativitys centennial leading scientists in the different branches of gravitational research review the history and recent advances in the main fields of applications of the theory which was referred to by Lev Landau as the most beautiful of the existing physical theories Contributions from Andy C Fabian AnthonyL Lasenby Astrophysical black Holes Neil Ashby GNSS and other applications of General Relativity Gene Byrd Arthur Chernin Pekka Teerikorpi Mauri VaaltonenObservations of general Relativity at strong and weaks limits Ignazio Ciufolini General Relativity and dragging of inertial frames Carlo Rovelli The strange world of quantum spacetimeGeneral Relativity The most beautiful of theories EbookApplications and trends after 100 years By Carlo Rovelli Publisher De Gruyter Print ISBN 9783110340426 3110340429 eText ISBN 9783110383645 3110383640 Edition 1st Copyright year 2015 Format EPUB Available from 15400 USD SKU 9783110383645