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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
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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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