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

Front Cover
Wiley, Aug 11, 1972 - Science - 657 pages
2 Reviews

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

Review: Gravitation and Cosmology: Principles and Applications of the General Theory of Relativity

User Review  - Rupa Dutta - Goodreads

The book "GRAVITATION AND COSMOLOGY" is no doubt a very good text book for the students studying Astrophysics. The Author describe each & every equation in a very understandable manner. I'm using this ... Read full review

Review: Gravitation and Cosmology: Principles and Applications of the General Theory of Relativity

User Review  - John - Goodreads

It's been a long time since I read it cover to cover during the summer holidays. One of the great books of the 20th century, with an immense richness of material, beautifully written. Read full review


History of the Principle of Relativity
Time Dilation
The current fourvector Q Conservation Q Constancy and Lorentz invariance

43 other sections not shown

Common terms and phrases

About the author (1972)

Professor Steven Weinberg
Jack S. Josey-Welch Foundation Chair in Science and Regental Professor and Director, Theory Research Group
Department of Physics
University of Texas at Austin

Nobel Prize in Physics, 1979
National Medal of Science, 1991
Benjamin Franklin Prize, American Philosophical Society, 2004
Member, U. S. National Academy of Sciences
Foreign Member, Royal Society of London
Honorary Member, Royal Irish Academy
Member, American Philosophical Society
Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences
J. Robert Oppenheimer Prize, 1973
Dannie Heineman Prize for Mathematical Physics, 1977 Earned degrees
A.B., Cornell University, 1954
Ph.D., Princeton University, 1957
Honorary degrees
Harvard University, A.M., 1973
Knox College, D.Sc., 1978
University of Chicago, Sc.D., 1978
University of Rochester, Sc.D., l979
Yale University, Sc.D., 1979
City University of New York, Sc.D., 1980
Clark University, Sc.D., 1982
Dartmouth College, Sc.D., 1984
Weizmann Institute, Ph.D. Hon.Caus., 1985
Washington College, D.Litt., 1985
Columbia University, Sc.D., 1990
University of Salamanca, Sc.D., 1992
University of Padua, Ph.D. Hon.Caus., 1992
University of Barcelona, Sc.D., 1996
Bates College, Sc. D., 2002
McGill University, Sc. D., 2003
University of Waterloo, Sc. D., 2004

Bibliographic information