This book provides an introduction to Einstein's general theory of relativity. A "physics-first" approach is adopted so that... Læs mere
Bryce DeWitt, a student of Nobel Laureate Julian Schwinger, was himself one of the towering figures in 20th century physics, particularly renowned for his seminal contributions to quantum field theory, numerical relativity and quantum gravity.
A collection of articles representing research in Quantum Gravity. It discusses aspects of path-integral quantisation, black hole physics, causal set theory, asymptotic safety program. It is suitable for beginning researchers, graduate students and established researchers.
Renowned physicist and author Carlo Rovelli gives a straightforward introduction to General Relativity, our current theory of gravitation. Focusing on... Læs mere
Describing the physics of gravitational waves and their detectors, this book is a valuable reference for graduate students and researchers in physics... Læs mere
This book provides a lively and visual introduction to Einstein's theory of relativity. It brings to life the excitement of this fascinating subject, for an audience including young people at school (post-16) and the general public with an interest in modern physics.
This book brings together reviews from leading international authorities on the developments in the study of dark matter and dark energy, as seen from both their cosmological and particle physics side.
Following the history of gravity from Aristotle to Einstein, this clear account highlights the logic of scientific method and demonstrates how... Læs mere
This book develops the statistical mechanics of the formation of gravitating cosmogonical bodies in the... Læs mere
Covering topics from lensing basics, quasars, clusters and large-scale structures to tutorials on lens and microlensing modelling and... Læs mere