General Relativity and Gravitation, 1989: Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on General Relativity and Gravitation

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Essential reading for all research workers in relativity, cosmology and astrophysics.


Part I. Classical Relativity and Gravitation Theory: 1. Global properties of exact solutions H. Friedrich; 2. Numerical relativity T. Nakamura; 3. How fast can a pulsar spin? J. L. Friedman; 4. Colliding waves in general relativity V. Ferrari; Part II. Relativistic Astrophysics, Early Universe, and Classical Cosmology: 5. Observations of cosmic microwave radiation R. B. Partridge; 6. Cosmic microwave background radiation (theory) M. Panek; 7. Inflation and quantum cosmology A. D. Linde; 8. Observations of lensing B. Fort; 9. Gravitational lenses: theory and interpretation R. Blandford; Part III. Experimental Gravitation and Gravitational Waves: 10. Solar system tests of GR: recent results and present plans I. Shapiro; 11. Laser interferometer detectors R. Weiss; 12. Resonant bar gravitational wave experiments G. Pizzella; 13. A non-inverse square law test E. Adelberger; Part IV. Quantum Gravity, Superstrings, Quantum Cosmology: 14. Cosmic strings B. Unruh; 15. String theory as a quantum theory of gravity G. Horowitz; 16. Progress in quantum cosmology J. B. Hartle; 17. Self-duality, quantum gravity, Wilson loops and all that A. V. Ashtekar; Part V. Summary Talk: 18. GR-12 Conference summary J. Ehlers II; Part VI. Reports on Workshops/Symposia: 19. Exact solutions and exact properties of Einstein equations V. Moncrieff; 20. Spinors, twistors and complex methods N. Woodhouse; 21. Alternative gravity theories M. Francaviglia; 22. Asymptotia, singularities and global structure B. G. Schmidt; 23. Radiative spacetimes and approximation methods T. Damour; 24. Algebraic computing M. MacCallum; 25. Numerical relativity J. Centrella; 26. Mathematical cosmology J. Wainwright; 27. The early universe M. Turner; 28. Relativistic astrophysics M. Abramowitz; 29. Astrophysical and observational cosmology B. Carr; 30. Solar system and pulsar tests of gravitation R. Hellings; 31. Earth-based gravitational experiments J. Faller; 32. Resonant bar and microwave gravitational wave experiments W. Fairbanks; 33. Laser gravitational wave experiments J. Hough; 34. Theories of quantum gravity I (superstring theory) C. Aragone; 35. New Hamiltonian variables L. Smolin; 36. Quantum cosmology and baby universes L. Grishchuk; 37. Quantum field theory in curved spacetime J. Audretsch; 38. Theories of quantum gravity II (other than superstring theory) A. Komar.


"...a magnificent volume representing cutting edge ideas on General Relativity and Gravitation circa < 1989...Tenacious theoreticians and physics purists should definitely add this book to their bedside reading." Physics in Canada
EAN: 9780521020794
ISBN: 0521020794
Untertitel: Revised. Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: Juli 2005
Seitenanzahl: 524 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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