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Gravitation and experiment : Poincare Seminar 2006

Author: Vincent Rivasseau; Bertrand Duplantier; Thibault Damour
Publisher: Basel, Switzerland ; Boston, Mass. : Birkhäuser, ©2007.
Series: Progress in mathematical physics, v. 52.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book offers a detailed, pedagogical introduction to general relativity. It includes a review of what may lie beyond and collects up-to-date essays on the experimental tests of this theory,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
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Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vincent Rivasseau; Bertrand Duplantier; Thibault Damour
ISBN: 9783764385231 3764385235
OCLC Number: 310620421
Notes: "This volume contains the ninth such Seminar, held in 2006"--Foreword.
Description: vii, 138 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: General Relativity today.- Beyond Einstein's Gravity.- The Double Pulsar.- Testing Einstein in Space: The Gravity Probe B Relativity Mission.- Instruments for Gravitational Wave Astronomy on Ground and in Space.
Series Title: Progress in mathematical physics, v. 52.
Responsibility: Thibault Damour, Bertrand Duplantier, Vincent Rivasseau, editors.
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From the reviews:"The Poincare Seminar is held at the Institute Henri Poincare in Paris twice a year. This volume contains lectures presented at the Poincare Seminar focused on Gravitation and Read more...

 
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