Singularity Theory and Gravitational Lensing

  title={Singularity Theory and Gravitational Lensing},
  author={Arlie O. Petters and Harold Levine and Joachim Wambsganss},
The 2000 David Blackwell Lecturer was Arlie O. Petters. Dr. Petters also coorganized CAARMS 7. Now there is a book, Singularity Theory and Gravitational Lensing by A. O. Petters, H. Levine, and J. Wambsganss. In gravitational lensing, the image from a distant cosmic object appears to split into multiple images due to the effect of gravitational force exerted by massive intervening objects between them and Earth. Here it is mathematically demonstrated how gravity from not just one or two objects… 

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