## Gravitation and cosmology: principles and applications of the general theory of relativity |

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### Contents

History of the Principle of Relativity | 15 |

Time Dilation | 29 |

The current fourvector Q Conservation Q Constancy and Lorentz invariance | 46 |

Copyright | |

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absolute luminosity absorption affine connection angular antenna apparent luminosity arbitrary Astron baryon black-body calculate Cepheids Chapter clusters comoving components conservation constant coordinate system coordinate transformation cosmic cosmological covariant derivative curvature defined determined differential distance earth effects Einstein Einstein equations Einstein field equations electrons emitted energy density energy-momentum tensor factor field equations four-vector frequency function galactic galaxies given by Eq gives gravitational field gravitational radiation helium Hence hydrogen integral invariant isotropic Killing vectors km/sec/Mpc locally inertial coordinate Lorentz transformation luminosity distance magnitude mass matrix maximally symmetric measured metric tensor momentum neutrinos neutron star Newtonian nonrelativistic nucleon number density observed orbit parameter particles photons Phys precession Principle of Equivalence radius red shift relativistic relativity Ricci tensor rotation satisfied scalar Schwarzschild Section sin2 solar solution space space-time spherically temperature theory vanishes velocity wave zero