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General Relativity, Cosmology and Astrophysics : Perspectives 100 Years After Einstein's Stay in Prague

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The articles included in this Volume represent a broad and highly qualified view on the present state of general relativity, quantum gravity, and their cosmological and astrophysical implications. As such, it may serve as a valuable source of knowledge and inspiration for experts in these fields, as well as an advanced source of information for young researchers.The occasion to gather together so many leading experts in the field was to celebrate the centenary of Einstein's stay in Prague in 1911-1912. It was in fact during his stay in Prague that Einstein started in earnest to develop his ideas about general relativity that fully developed in his paper in 1915. Approaching soon the centenary of his famous paper, this volume offers a precious overview of the path done by the scientific community in this intriguing and vibrant field in the last century, defining the challenges of the next 100 years. The content is divided into four broad parts: (i) Gravity and Prague, (ii) Classical General Relativity, (iii) Cosmology and Quantum Gravity, and (iv) Numerical Relativity and Relativistic Astrophysics.

Edition: Reprint
Genre: Science
Series Title: Fundamental Theories of Physics
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Textstream
Language: English
Street Date: October 7, 2016
TCIN: 51775921
UPC: 9783319380346
Item Number (DPCI): 248-33-9672
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