A century of general relativity: Astrophysics and cosmology

  title={A century of general relativity: Astrophysics and cosmology},
  author={Roger D. Blandford},
  pages={1103 - 1108}
One hundred years after its birth, general relativity has become a highly successful physical theory in the sense that it has passed a large number of experimental and observational tests and finds extensive application to a wide variety of cosmic phenomena. It remains an active area of research as new tests are on the way, epitomized by the exciting prospect of detecting gravitational waves from merging black holes. General relativity is the essential foundation of the standard model of… 

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