2 edition of **Old problems in the general theory of relativity viewed from a new angle.** found in the catalog.

Old problems in the general theory of relativity viewed from a new angle.

C. Moeller

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Published
**1955**
by Ejnar Munksgaard in Koebenhavn
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Written in English

**Edition Notes**

Series | Matematisk-fysiske meddelelser -- Bd. 30, nr. 10. |

The Physical Object | |
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Pagination | 28 s |

Number of Pages | 28 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL20635416M |

A Nobel laureate, Einstein’s research and theories changed the world. First published in , Relativity: The Special and the General Theory is regarded as the most significant work in modern physics. It continues to remain popular and highly influential/5(). By , Albert Einstein had nearly completed general relativity. But a simple mistake set him on a tortured, two-year reconsideration of his theory. Today, mathematicians still .

The General Theory of Relativity Arpan Saha 1st year Engineering Physics DD IIT Bombay Monday, November 9, Room , Physics Dept. IIT Bombay Slideshare uses cookies to improve functionality and performance, and to provide you with relevant advertising. minimum of postulates is a better theory (since there are less assumptions involved in its construction); from this point of view the General Theory of Relativity is a gem 3. The completed formulation of the General Theory of Relativity was pub-lished in (Fig. ). Figure Einstein’s General Theory of File Size: 1MB.

User Review - Flag as inappropriate Timeless classic book. This is the most important finding (not just one of the most) in the history of human beings. As one of the great physicist, Lorentz deducted the Lorentz factor by which time, length and relativistic mass change for an object while the object is Lorentz failed to discover this relativity due to his belief in Newton's /5(13). General Theory of Relativity deals with the general theory of relativity and covers topics ranging from the principle of equivalence and the space-theory of matter to the hypotheses which lie at the bases of geometry, along with the effect of gravitation on the propagation of Edition: 1.

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Add tags for "Old problems in the general theory of relativity viewed from a new angle.". Be the first. An essential resource for learning about general relativity and much more, from four leading experts. Important and useful to every student of relativity, this book is a unique collection of some problems--with solutions--in the fields of special and general relativity, gravitation, relativistic astrophysics, and Cited by: General relativity (GR), also known as the general theory of relativity (GTR), is the geometric theory of gravitation published by Albert Einstein in and the current description of gravitation in modern l relativity generalizes special relativity and refines Newton's law of universal gravitation, providing a unified description of gravity as a geometric property of space and.

Einstein's general theory of relativity requires a curved space for the description of the physical world. If one wishes to go beyond superficial discussions of the physical relations involved, one needs to set up precise equations for handling curved space. The well-established mathematical technique that accomplishes this is clearly described in this classic book by Nobel Laureate P.A.M.

Dirac.4/5(6). The Attraction of Gravitation: New Studies in the History of General Relativity, Birkhauser, In print, ISBN ; list price $ (hardcover).

Who said history is cheap. Philosophy and Relativity Theory. For a first book on the philosophical reaction to relativity, I'd recommend: Lawrence Sklar, Space, time, and spacetime.

The first chapters of the book on the general theory of relativity are easy to approach even for those with no background in physics, featuring only little math and easy to relate to examples.

More math and complexity comes in the later stages of the book introducing the general theory of relativity and may be hard to grasp even with a basic /5(K).

Criticism of the theory of relativity of Albert Einstein was mainly expressed in the early years after its publication in the early twentieth century, on scientific, pseudoscientific, philosophical, or ideological bases.

Though some of these criticisms had the support of reputable scientists, Einstein's theory of relativity is now accepted by the scientific community.

Moeller has written: 'On homogeneous gravitational fields in the general theory of relativity and the clock paradox' 'Old problems in the general theory of relativity viewed from a new angle. General relativity is a theory of gravity proposed by Einstein in the early 20th century, which is an expansion on Newton's classical theory of gravity.

While Newton's laws work fine on the scale. Einstein's Theory of Special Relativity - localized behavior of objects in inertial frames of reference, generally only relevant at speeds very near the speed of light; Lorentz Transformations - the transformation equations used to calculate the coordinate changes under special relativity; Einstein's Theory of General Relativity - the more comprehensive theory, which treats gravity as a.

Einstein's general theory of relativity requires a curved space for the description of the physical world. If one wishes to go beyond superficial discussions of the physical relations involved, one needs to set up precise equations for handling curved space/5(8).

The general theory of relativity, together with the necessary parts of the theory of invariants, is dealt with in the author’s book Die Grundlagen der allgemeinen Relativitätstheorie (The Foundations of the General Theory of Relativity) — Joh.

Ambr. Barth, ; this book assumes some familiarity with the special theory of relativity. General relativity is a theory of space and time. The central idea of general relativity is that space and time are two aspects of spacetime.

Spacetime is curved when there is gravity, matter, energy, and momentum. In this book, you will find the anatomy of sentences a little unusual/5(). Advanced General Relativity. These books either require previous knowledge of relativity or geometry/topology.

Choquet-Bruhat (), General Relativity and the Einstein Equations. (A) A standard reference for the Cauchy problem in GR, written by the mathematician who first proved it.

General relativity is a beautiful scheme for describing the gravitational ﬂeld and the equations it obeys. Nowadays this theory is often used as a prototype for other, more intricate constructions to describe forces between elementary particles or other branches of fundamental physics.

This is why in an introduction to general relativity it is of. The present book is intended, as far as possible, to give an exact insight into the theory of Relativity to those readers who, from a general scientific and philosophical point of view, are interested in the theory, but who are not conversant with the mathematical apparatus of theoretical by: InEinstein discovered the General Theory of Relativity.

What does that theory tell us about the force of gravity. Brian Greene explains. Subscribe to our YouTube Channel for all the latest. : Special Relativity (M.I.T. Introductory Physics) (): A.P. French: Books This is an excellent text for practicing relativity problems.

It is full of example problems and has the answers to every practice problem. And it ex. General relativity, part of the wide-ranging physical theory of relativity formed by the German-born physicist Albert Einstein.

It was conceived by Einstein in General relativity is concerned with gravity, one of the fundamental forces in the universe. Gravity defines macroscopic behaviour, and so general relativity describes large-scale. Einstein's theory of general relativity predicted that the space-time around Earth would be not only warped but also twisted by the planet's rotation.

Gravity Probe B showed this to be correct. In. The genesis and renaissance of general relativity As described in Pedro Ferreira’s book “The Perfect Theory”, after its development by Albert Einstein about a years ago, and the Author: Jon Butterworth.There are two, theories of relativity, by Einstein, the special theory of relativity (or just special relativity, SR), and the general theory of relativity (or just general relativity, GR).

The.Relativity - Relativity - General relativity: Because Isaac Newton’s law of gravity served so well in explaining the behaviour of the solar system, the question arises why it was necessary to develop a new theory of gravity. The answer is that Newton’s theory violates special relativity, for it requires an unspecified “action at a distance” through which any two objects—such as the.