Robert M. Wald General Relativity

ISBN 13: 9780226870328

General Relativity

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9780226870328: General Relativity

"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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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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Robert M. Wald
Published by University of Chicago Press (1984)
ISBN 10: 0226870324 ISBN 13: 9780226870328
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Book Description University of Chicago Press, 1984. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: No DJ. First Edition, First Printing. From a university physics profs estate, with his name and lots of useful notes and hi-lites by him and also lots of not so useful dogears, black cloth binding, with gold spine stamping, no DJ. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 081254

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