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The large scale structure of space-time

Author: Stephen W Hawking; George Francis Rayner Ellis
Publisher: Cambridge : Univ. Press, 1980.
Series: Cambride monographs on mathematical physics, 1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Reprint
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This 1973 book discusses Einstein's General Theory of Relativity and its two remarkable predictions: first, that the ultimate destiny of many massive stars is to undergo gravitational collapse and to  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen W Hawking; George Francis Rayner Ellis
ISBN: 0521099064 9780521099066 0521200164 9780521200165
OCLC Number: 256725048
Notes: Literaturverz. S. 373 - 380.
Description: XI, 391 Seiten : Diagramme.
Contents: Preface; 1. The role of gravity; 2. Differential geometry; 3. General relativity; 4. The physical significance of curvature; 5. Exact solutions; 6. Causal structure; 7. The Cauchy problem in General Relativity; 8. Space-time singularities; 9. Gravitational collapse and black holes; 10. The initial singularity in the universe; Appendixes; References; Notation; Index.
Series Title: Cambride monographs on mathematical physics, 1.
Responsibility: S.W. Hawking and G.F.R. Ellis.

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