Accession Number:

AD0661845

Title:

RELATIVITY THEORY AND ASTROPHYSICS. 1. RELATIVITY AND COSMOLOGY,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

AMERICAN MATHEMATICAL SOCIETY PROVIDENCE RI

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1967-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

306.0

Abstract:

Contents Lectures on general relativity theory Comparison of theory and observation in general relativity Experimental tests of general relativity. radar Gravitational waves Measurements of space time curvature and search for gravitational radiation Conserved quantities and conformal structure in general relativity Taub-nut space as a counterexample to almost anything Relativistic hydrodynamics Gravitational collapse Dragging of inertial frames by rotating masses Lectures on quasi-stellar objects Cosmology A unified approach to cosmology Jeans formula for gravitational instability Microwave radiation from the big bang.

Subject Categories:

  • Astrophysics
  • Quantum Theory and Relativity

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE