Gravitation and Cosmology: Principles and Applications of the General Theory of Relativity

  title={Gravitation and Cosmology: Principles and Applications of the General Theory of Relativity},
  author={S. Weinberg and R. Wagoner},
  journal={Physics Today},
A leading physicist delves into relativity and experimental applications Gravitation and Cosmology: Principles and Applications of the General Theory of Relativity offers a Nobel laureate's perspectives on the wealth of data technological developments have brought to expand upon Einstein's theory. Unique in basing relativity on the Principle of Equivalence of Gravitation and Inertia over Riemannian geometry, this book explores relativity experiments and observational cosmology to provide a… Expand
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