TitleGravity, black holes, and the very early universe : an introduction to general relativity and cosmology
Author(s)Tai L. Chow
PublicationNew York, Springer, 2008.
Description1 online resource (xv, 280 p.) : ill
Contents NoteBasic ideas of general relativity -- Curvilinear coordinates and general tensors -- Einstein's law of gravitation -- The Schwarzschild solution -- Experimental tests of Einstein's theory -- The physics of black holes -- Introduction to cosmology -- Big bang models -- Particles, forces, and unification of forces -- The inflationary universe -- The physics of the very early universe -- Classical mechanics -- The special theory of relativity
NotesIncludes bibliographical references and index
Keyword(s)1. Black holes (Astronomy) 2. COSMOLOGY 3. EBOOK 4. EBOOK - SPRINGER 5. GENERAL RELATIVITY (PHYSICS) 6. GRAVITATION 7. QUANTUM FIELD THEORY
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