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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
General relativity; papers in honour of J.L. Synge.
Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1972
|Named Person:||J L Synge; J L Synge; J L Synge; John L Synge|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
J L Synge; L O'Raifeartaigh; Royal Irish Academy.
|Description:||ix, 277 pages portrait 25 cm|
|Contents:||Lanczos, C. Einstein's path from special to general relativity.--Balazs, N.L. The acceptability of physical theories: Poincaré versus Einstein.--Ellis, G.F.R. Global and non-global problems in cosmology, by G.F.R. Ellis and D.W. Sciama.--Ehlers, J. The geometry of free fall and light propagation, by J. Ehlers, F.A.E. Pirani and A. Schild.--Trautman, A. Invariance of Lagrangian systems.--Penrose, R. The geometry of impulsive gravitational waves.--Exact solutions of the Einstein-Maxwell equations for an accelerated charge.--Taub, A.H. Plane-symmetric similarity solutions for self-gravitating fluids.--Robinson, I. Equations of motion in the linear approximation, by I. Robinson and J.R. Robinson.--Florides, P.W. Rotating bodies in general relativity.--Chandrasekhar, S.A limiting case of relativistic equilibrium.--Israel, W. The relativistic Boltzmann equation.--Thompson, W.B. The self-consistent test-particle approach to relativistic kinetic theory.|
|Responsibility:||Edited for the Royal Irish Academy by L. O'Raifeartaigh.|