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Author Chow, Tai L
Title Gravity, black holes, and the very early universe : an introduction to general relativity and cosmology / Tai L. Chow
Imprint New York : Springer, 2008
book jacket
 Mathematics Library  QC178 C29 2008    DUE 08-01-21    30340200488538
Descript xv, 280 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Basic 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
Subject Gravitation
General relativity (Physics)
Black holes (Astronomy)
Quantum field theory
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