## Gravitation: An Introduction to Current ResearchExperiments on gravitation / Bruno Bertotti, Dieter Brill, and Robert Krotkov -- Exact solutions of the gravitational field equations / Jürgen Ehlers and Wolfgang Kundt -- The equations of motion / Joshua N. Goldberg -- The Cauchy problem / Yvonne Bruhat -- Conservation laws in general relativity / Andrzej Trautman -- Gravitational radiation / F.A.E. Pirani -- The dynamics of general relativity / R. Arnowitt, S. Deser, and C.W. Misner -- The quantization of geometry / Bryce S. DeWitt -- A geometric theory of the electromagnetic and gravitational fields / Louis Witten -- Geometrodynamics / John G. Fletcher -- Relativistic cosmology / O. Heckmann and E. Schücking. |

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Experiments on Gravitation | 1 |

Exact Solutions of the Gravitational Field Equations | 49 |

The Equations of Motion | 102 |

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