RT Book, Whole DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 603386571 LA English T1 An introduction to relativity A1 Narlikar, Jayant V., PB Cambridge University Press PP Cambridge [etc.] YR 2010 SN 0521514975 9780521514972 0521735610 9780521735612 AB "General relativity is now an essential part of undergraduate and graduate courses in physics, astrophysics and applied mathematics. This simple, user-friendly introduction to relativity is ideal for a first course in the subject. - "The textbook begins with a comprehensive, but simple, review of special relativity, creating a framework from which to launch the ideas of general relativity. - After describing the basic theory, it moves on to describe important applications to astrophysics, black hole physics, and cosmology."--BOOK JACKET.