The renaissance of general relativity and cosmology : a survey to celebrate the 65th birthday of Dennis Sciama [E-Book] / [edited by] George Ellis, Antonio Lanza, John Miller.
Ellis, George F. R., (editor)
Lanza, Antonio, (editor) / Miller, John, (editor) / Sciama, D. W., (honoree)
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1993
1 online resource (x, 332 pages)
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Table of Contents:
  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Exact and inexact solutions of the Einstein field equations / G.F.R. Ellis
  • 3. Inertial forces in general relativity / M.A. Abramowicz
  • 4. Relativistic radiation hydrodynamics: a covariant theory of flux-limiters / A.M. Anile and V. Romano
  • 5. Relativistic gravitational collapse / J.C. Miller
  • 6. The cosmic censorship hypothesis / C.J.S. Clarke
  • 7. The Kerr metric: a gateway to the roots of gravity? / F. de Felice
  • 8. Galactic astronomy since 1950 / J.J. Binney
  • 9. Galaxy distribution functions / W.C. Saslaw
  • 10. Nonlinear galaxy clustering / B.J.T. Jones
  • 11. Quasars: progress and prospects / M.J. Rees
  • 12. Decaying neutrinos in astronomy and cosmology / D.W. Sciama
  • 13. Cosmological principles / J.D. Barrow
  • 14. Anisotropic and inhomogeneous cosmologies / M.A.H. MacCullum
  • 15. Mach's principle and isotropic singularities / K.P. Tod
  • 16. Implications of superconductivity in cosmic string theory / B. Carter.
  • 17. The formation and evaporation of primordial black holes / B.J. Carr
  • 18. Evaporation of two dimensional black holes / S.W. Hawking
  • 19. Topology and topology change in general relativity / G.W. Gibbons
  • 20. Decoherence of the cluttered quantum vacuum / D.J. Raine
  • 21. Quantum non-locality and complex reality / R. Penrose
  • 22. The different levels of connections between science and objective reality / N. Dallaporta.