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Gravitation and Spacetime - Hans C. Ohanian

Gravitation and Spacetime

Hardcover

Published: 17th November 1994
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Now more than ever, Gravitation and Spacetime, Second Edition, by Hans C. Ohanian and new coauthor Remo Ruffini, deserves John Wheeler's praise as "the best book on the market today of 500 pages or less on gravitation and general relativity." Gravitation and Spacetime has been thoroughly updated with the most exciting finds and hottest theoretical topics in general relativity and cosmology. Highlights of the revision include the rise and fall of the fifth force, principles and applications of gravitational lensing, COBE's spectacular confirmation of the blackbody spectrum of the cosmic thermal radiation, theories of dark matter and inflation, and the early universe as a testing ground for particle physicists' unification theories, and much, much more. The ideal choice for a graduate-level introduction to general relativity, Gravitation and Spacetime is also suitable for an advanced undergaduate course.

ISBN: 9780393965018
ISBN-10: 0393965015
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 704
Published: 17th November 1994
Publisher: WW Norton & Co
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.6 x 16.7  x 4.2
Weight (kg): 1.12
Edition Number: 1
Edition Type: Revised