The Resource General relativity and John Archibald Wheeler, Ignazio Ciufolini, Richard A. Matzner, editors

General relativity and John Archibald Wheeler, Ignazio Ciufolini, Richard A. Matzner, editors

Label
General relativity and John Archibald Wheeler
Title
General relativity and John Archibald Wheeler
Statement of responsibility
Ignazio Ciufolini, Richard A. Matzner, editors
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
UKM
Dewey number
523.01092
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QB460.72.W44
LC item number
G46 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Astrophysics and space science library,
Series volume
367
Label
General relativity and John Archibald Wheeler, Ignazio Ciufolini, Richard A. Matzner, editors
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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Contents
pt. I. John Archibald Wheeler and general relativity -- John Wheeler and the recertification of general relativity as true physics -- John Archibald Wheeler: a few highlights of his contributions to physics -- Wheeler wormholes and the modern astrophysics -- pt. II. Foundations and tests of general relativity -- Unified form of the initial value conditions -- The confrontation between general relativity and experiment -- Measurements of space curvature by solar mass -- Modern cosmology: early and late universe -- pt. III. Gravitational waves -- Introduction to gravitational waves -- Discovering relic gravitational waves in cosmic microwave background radiation -- Status of gravitational wave detection -- Search for gravitational waves with resonant detectors -- Gravitational fields with 2-dimensional killing leaves and the gravitational interaction of light -- pt. IV. Frame dragging and gravitomagnetism -- Rotation and spin in physics -- The gravitomagnetic influence on Earth-orbiting spacecrafts and on the lunar orbit -- Quasi-inertial coordinates -- Gravitomagnetism and its measurement with laser ranging to the LAGEOS satellites and GRACE Earth gravity models -- The relativity mission gravity probe b, testing Einstein's universe -- The LARES space experiment: LARES orbit, error analysis and satellite structure -- The history of the so-called Lense-Thirring effect, and of related effects -- pt. V. Miscellaneous -- Atom interferometers and optical clocks: new quantum sensors based on ultracold atoms for gravitational tests in Earth laboratories and in space -- The York map and the role of non-inertial frames in the geometrical view of the gravitational field
Control code
000046084223
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 545 p.
Isbn
9789048137350
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
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.b25095985
System control number
  • (OCoLC)462919102
  • eblnew9048137349

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