GravitationPrinceton University Press, 2017 M10 3  1336 pages First published in 1973, Gravitation is a landmark graduatelevel textbook that presents Einstein’s general theory of relativity and offers a rigorous, fullyear course on the physics of gravitation. Upon publication, Science called it “a pedagogic masterpiece,” and it has since become a classic, considered essential reading for every serious student and researcher in the field of relativity. This authoritative text has shaped the research of generations of physicists and astronomers, and the book continues to influence the way experts think about the subject.

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Part II PHYSICS IN FLAT SPACETIME  45 
Part V RELATIVISTIC STARS  591 
Part VI THE UNIVERSE  701 
Part VII GRAVITATIONAL COLLAPSE AND BLACK HOLES  817 
Part VIII GRAVITATIONAL WAVES  941 
Part IX EXPERIMENTAL TESTS OF GENERAL RELATIVITY  1045 
Part X FRONTIERS  1133 
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Part III THE MATHEMATICS OF CURVED SPACETIME  193 
Part IV EINSTEINS GEOMETRIC THEORY OF GRAVITY  383 
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Gravitation, Part 3 Charles W. Misner,Kip S. Thorne,John Archibald Wheeler No preview available  1973 