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General Relativity from A to B - Robert Geroch

General Relativity from A to B

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Published: 1st January 1978
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"This beautiful little book is certainly suitable for anyone who has had an introductory course in physics and even for some who have not."--Joshua N. Goldberg, "Physics Today"
"An imaginative and convincing new presentation of Einstein's theory of general relativity. . . . The treatment is masterful, continual emphasis being placed on careful discussion and motivation, with the aim of showing how physicists think and develop their ideas."--"Choice"

Preface
Introduction
The Space-Time Viewpoint
Events and Space-Time: The Basic Building Blocks
The Aristotelian View: A ""Personalized"" Framework
The Galilean View: A Democratic Framework
Difficulties with the Galilean View
General Relativity
The Interval: The Fundamental Geometrical Object
The Physics and Geometry of the Interval
Einstein's Equation: The Final Theory
An Example: Black Holes Conclusion Index
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ISBN: 9780226288642
ISBN-10: 0226288641
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 238
Published: 1st January 1978
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.96 x 13.97  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.29
Edition Type: New edition