Is general relativity `essentially understood'?

  title={Is general relativity `essentially understood'?},
  author={Helmut Friedrich},
  journal={Annalen der Physik},
  • H. Friedrich
  • Published 3 August 2005
  • Physics
  • Annalen der Physik
The content of Einstein’s theory of gravitation is encoded in the properties of the solutions to his field equations. There has been obtained a wealth of information about these solutions in the ninety years the theory has been around. It led to the prediction and the observation of physical phenomena which confirm the important role of general relativity in physics. The understanding of the domain of highly dynamical, strong field configurations is, however, still quite limited. The… Expand
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