General Relativity

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University of Chicago Press, May 15, 2010 - Science - 506 pages
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"Wald's book is clearly the first textbook on general relativity with a totally modern point of view; and it succeeds very well where others are only partially successful. The book includes full discussions of many problems of current interest which are not treated in any extant book, and all these matters are considered with perception and understanding."—S. Chandrasekhar

"A tour de force: lucid, straightforward, mathematically rigorous, exacting in the analysis of the theory in its physical aspect."—L. P. Hughston, Times Higher Education Supplement

"Truly excellent. . . . A sophisticated text of manageable size that will probably be read by every student of relativity, astrophysics, and field theory for years to come."—James W. York, Physics Today
 

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Wald's approach to General Relativity is great and amazing. I love this textbook. He provides a modern introduction and develops all necessary contents. I enjoy it, again, I love this textbook!

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Contents

PART II ADVANCED TOPICS
159
APPENDICES
421
References
473

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About the author (2010)

Robert M. Wald is professor in the Department of Physics and the Enrico Fermi Institute at the University of Chicago. He is the author of Space, Time, and Gravity: The Theory of the Big Bang and Black Holes, also published by the University of Chicago Press.

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