An introduction to relativity [E-Book] / Jayant V. Narlikar.
Narlikar, Jayant Vishnu, (author)
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2010
1 online resource (viii, 363 pages)
englisch
9780521735612
9780511801341
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Table of Contents:
  • The special theory of relativity
  • From special to the general theory of relativity
  • Vectors and tensors
  • Covariant differentiation
  • Curvature of spacetime
  • Spacetime symmetries
  • Physics in curved spacetime
  • Einstein's equations
  • The Schwarzschild solutions
  • Experimental tests of general relativity
  • Gravitational radiation
  • Relativistic astrophysics
  • Black holes
  • The expanding universe
  • Friedmann models
  • The early universe
  • Observational cosmology
  • Beyond relativity.