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The Resource Gravitation and cosmology : principles and applications of the general theory of relativity, Steven Weinberg

Gravitation and cosmology : principles and applications of the general theory of relativity, Steven Weinberg

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Gravitation and cosmology : principles and applications of the general theory of relativity
Title
Gravitation and cosmology
Title remainder
principles and applications of the general theory of relativity
Statement of responsibility
Steven Weinberg
Title variation
Principles and applications of the general theory of relativity
Creator
Author
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Weinberg's 1972 work, in his description, had two purposes. The first was practical to bring together and assess the wealth of data provided over the previous decade while realizing that newer data would come in even as the book was being printed. He hoped the comprehensive picture would prepare the reader and himself to that new data as it emerged. The second was to produce a textbook about general relativity in which geometric ideas were not given a starring role for (in his words) too great an emphasis on geometry can only obscure the deep connections between gravitation and the rest of physics
Cataloging source
DLC
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1933-
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Weinberg, Steven
Dewey number
530.1/1
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QC6
LC item number
.W47
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • General relativity (Physics)
  • Gravitation
  • Cosmology
  • Cosmology
  • General relativity (Physics)
  • Gravitation
  • Gravitation
  • Kosmologie
  • Allgemeine Relativitätstheorie
  • Gravitationstheorie
  • Relativitätstheorie
  • Kosmologie
  • Algemene relativiteitstheorie
  • Gravitatie
  • RELATIVITY
  • PHYSICS
  • GRAVITATION
  • COSMOLOGY
  • Allgemeine Relativitätstheorie
  • Gravitation
  • Gravitationstheorie
  • Kosmologie
  • Relativitätstheorie
Label
Gravitation and cosmology : principles and applications of the general theory of relativity, Steven Weinberg
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preliminaries. Historical introduction -- Special relativity -- The General Theory of Relativity. The principle of equivalence -- Tensor analysis -- Effects of gravitation -- Curvature -- Einstein's field equations -- Applications of General Relativity. Classic tests of Einstein's theory -- Post-Newtonian celestial mechanics -- Gravitational radiation -- Stellar quilibrium and collapse -- Formal Developments. The action principle -- Symmetric spaces -- Cosmology. Cosmography -- Cosmology : the standard model -- Cosmology : other models -- Appendix: Some useful numbers
Control code
329615
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xxviii, 657 pages
Isbn
9780471925675
Lccn
78037175
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)329615
Label
Gravitation and cosmology : principles and applications of the general theory of relativity, Steven Weinberg
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preliminaries. Historical introduction -- Special relativity -- The General Theory of Relativity. The principle of equivalence -- Tensor analysis -- Effects of gravitation -- Curvature -- Einstein's field equations -- Applications of General Relativity. Classic tests of Einstein's theory -- Post-Newtonian celestial mechanics -- Gravitational radiation -- Stellar quilibrium and collapse -- Formal Developments. The action principle -- Symmetric spaces -- Cosmology. Cosmography -- Cosmology : the standard model -- Cosmology : other models -- Appendix: Some useful numbers
Control code
329615
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xxviii, 657 pages
Isbn
9780471925675
Lccn
78037175
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)329615

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