Space, Time and Gravity
Theory of the Big Bang and Black Holes 2nd Revised edition
By (author) Robert M. Wald
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Space, Time and Gravity by Robert M. Wald
Book DescriptionIn this clearly written work, Robert Wald provides the general reader with an elementary but scientifically sound introduction to such fascinating topics as the theory of the big-bang origin of the universe and the nature of black holes. Wald has now revised and updated the highly regarded first edition of "Space, Time, and Gravity, " taking into account recent developments in black hole physics, astrophysics, and cosmology.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780226870298
(206mm x 136mm x 12mm)
Imprint: University of Chicago Press
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Publish Date: 1-Mar-1992
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Robert M. Wald
Black Holes and Relativistic Stars, Paperback (May 1999)
Black holes and neutron stars are generally recognized as key components of many astrophysical systems. Based on a symposium held in honour of S. Chandrasekhar, these papers provide a comprehensive summary of progress made in the 1990s on the theory of black holes and relativistic stars.
Quantum Field Theory in Curved Spacetime and Black Hole Thermodynamics, Paperback (September 1994)View all books by Robert M. Wald
In this book, the author provides an pedagogical introduction to the formulation of quantum field theory in curved spacetime. The main features of the theory and the relations between different approaches are clarified here along with the Unruh effect and the Hawking effect.
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Author Biography - Robert M. Wald
Robert M. Wald is professor of the Enrico Fermi Institute and the Department of Physics at the University of Chicago.
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