Title: Problem book in relativity and gravitation. Authors: Lightman, A. P.; Press, W. H.; Price, R. H.; Teukolsky, S. A.. Publication: Problem Book in Relativity and. An essential resource for learning about general relativity and much more, from four leading experts Important and useful to every student of relativity, this book. 11 Feb I like the problems that are there, but they certainly could be greater in a copy of the Problem Book in Relativity and Gravitation by Lightman.

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Problem Book in Relativity and Gravitation

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This resource is a must have for anyone who works out problems in GR. And why haven’t we found them yet?

Sponsored products related to this item What’s this? Targeted to advanced undergraduate and graduate students, it constitutes an essential test in convincing yourself that you know how to think like a relativist — that you have actually understood GR — rather than ground through some by now more or less standardized math and learnt some calculational techniques.


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Problem book in relativity and gravitation

LightmanWilliam H. Not really much for the laymen to do anymore, since physics has surpassed and superseded logic itself…. Does Hawking’s latest theory eliminate uncertainty? Share your thoughts with other customers.

Problem Book in Relativity and Gravitation 3. Then it always pains bkok to read a lot of the authors mentioning that just the juicy stuff without mathematical details will be involved in the book. Albertlin rated it really liked it Apr 03, Page 1 1 Start over Page 1 1.

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Return to Book Page. When you finally reach the point of relativit them, they make perfect sense, but the only way to get there is by solving problems. An Introduction to General Relativity “When you first meet them, special and general relativity seem absurd and paradoxical.


Price is senior lecturer in physics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. This classic text is an invaluable resource for students wanting problen make this journey. But if you want to DO exercises in GR, and have fun with some amazing insights as it is written by some of the greatest relativists aroundand proudly say you actually know general relativity, this book is for you. See all 11 reviews. Some features of WorldCat will not be available.

Reminder inspired by a now-deleted comment: An essential resource for learning about general relativity and much more, from four leading experts Important and useful to every student of relativity, this book is a unique collection of some problems–with solutions–in the fields of special and general relativity, gravitation, relativistic astrophysics, and cosmology.

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