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 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."--Jacket.