TitleGravitation and experiment : Poincar�e Seminar 2006
Author(s)Thibault Damour (ed.);Bertrand Duplantier (ed.);Vincent Rivasseau (ed.)
PublicationBasel, Birkhauser, 2007.
Description1 online resource (vii, 138 p.) : ill
Abstract NoteThis book starts with a detailed introduction to general relativity by world expert T. Damour. It includes a review of what may lie beyond by string theorist I. Antoniadis, and collects up-to-date essays on the experimental tests of this theory. Contrary to some beliefs, general relativity is now a theory extremely well confirmed by detailed experiments, including the precise timing of the double pulsar J0737-3039 explained by M. Kramer, member of the team which discovered it in 2003, and satellite missions such as Gravity Probe B described by leading team member J. Mester. The search for dete
NotesNinth seminar held in 2006 at Institut Henri Poincar�e. -Includes bibliographical references
Keyword(s)1. EBOOK 2. EBOOK - SPRINGER 3. GRAVITATION 4. GRAVITATIONAL WAVES 5. PULSARS 6. SCIENCE
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