General Relativity: An introductory survey

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W. Israel, Stephen W. Hawking
Cambridge University Press, 1979 - Black holes (Astronomy) - 919 pages
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Contents

An introduction to the theory of the Kerr metric and
7
The confrontation between gravitation theory
24
Gravitationalradiation experiments
90
The initial value problem and the dynamical formulation
138
Global structure of spacetimes
212
The general theory of the mechanical electromagnetic
294
An introduction to the theory of the Kerr metric and
370
References
455
The big bang cosmology enigmas and nostrums 504
504
Cosmology and the early universe 518
518
Anisotropic and inhomogeneous relativistic cosmologies 533
533
Singularities and timeasymmetry
581
Quantum field theory in curved spacetime
639
the new synthesis
680
The pathintegral approach to quantum gravity
746
Ultraviolet divergences in quantum theories of gravitation
790

Index
480
Part 2
v
Part 2
viii
Preface xv
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