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Introduction to general relativity and the cosmological constant problem

Author: Marcelo Samuel Berman
Publisher: New York : Nova Science Publishers, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

An introductory text in General Relativity, while also focusing some solutions to the cosmological constant problem, which consists in an amazing 100 orders of magnitude discrepancy between the value  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Marcelo Samuel Berman
ISBN: 1594547173 9781594547171
OCLC Number: 226212049
Notes: Includes index.
Description: pages cm
Contents: Preface and introduction; Part I --
Mathematical preliminaries: Chapter 1. Tensors in amorphous spaces; Chapter 2. Tensors in Riemann spaces; Part II --
Introduction to general relativity: Chapter 3. Basic theory; Chapter 4. Scharzschild's metric and classical experimental tests; Chapter 5. Complements of tensor calculus and general relativity; Part III --
Introduction to relativistic cosmology: Chapter 6. Digression into philosophical and mathematical matters; Chapter 7. Robertson-Walker's metric; Part IV --
The energy of the vacuum (the-problem): Chapter 8. The-problem and its solution; Chapter 9. Energy of the universe and the-problem; Chapter 10. Miscellaneous cosmological models; Part V --
Concluding remarks: Index.
Responsibility: Marcelo Samuel Berman.
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