General relativity and gravitation : a centennial perspective [E-Book] / edited by Abhay Ashtekar (editor in chief) The Pennsylvania State University, Beverly K. Berger, International Society for Relativity and Gravitation, James Isenberg, University of Oregon, Malcolm MacCallum, Queen Mary University of London.
Ashtekar, Abhay, (editor)
Berger, B., (editor) / Isenberg, James A., (editor) / MacCallum, M. A. H., (editor)
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2015
1 online resource (xxi, 674 pages)
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Table of Contents:
  • 100 years of general relativity / George F.R. Ellis
  • Was Einstein right?: a centenary assessment / Clifford M. Will
  • Cosmology / David Wands, Misao Sasaki, Eiichiro Komatsu, Roy Maartens and Malcolm A.H. MacCallum
  • Relativistic astrophysics / Peter Schneider, Ramesh Narayan, Jeffrey E. McClintock, Peter Mészáros and Martin J. Rees
  • Receiving gravitational waves / Beverly K. Berger, Karsten Danzmann, Gabriela Gonzalez, Andrea Lommen, Guido Mueller, Albrecht Rüdiger and William Joseph Weber
  • Sources of gravitational waves: theory and observations / Alessandra Buonanno and B.S. Sathyaprakash
  • Probing strong field gravity through numerical simulations / Frans Pretorius, Matthew W. Choptuik and Luis Lehner
  • The initial data and the Einstein constraint equations / Gregory J. Galloway, Pengzi Miao and Richard Schoen
  • Global behavior of solutions to Einstein's equations / Stefanos Aretakis, James Isenberg, Vincent Moncrief and Igor Rodnianski
  • Quantum fields in curved space-times / Stefan Hollands and Robert M. Wald
  • From general relativity to quantum gravity / Abhay Ashtekar, Martin Reuter and Carlo Rovelli
  • Quantum gravity via supersymmetry and holography / Henriette Elvang and Gary T. Horowitz.