Directions in General Relativity: Volume 1: Proceedings of the 1993 International Symposium, Maryland: Papers in Honor of Charles Misner

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9780521452663: Directions in General Relativity: Volume 1: Proceedings of the 1993 International Symposium, Maryland: Papers in Honor of Charles Misner

These two volumes are the proceedings of a major International Symposium on General Relativity held at the University of Maryland May 27-29, 1993 to celebrate the sixtieth birthdays of Professor Charles Misner and Professor Dieter Brill. The volumes cover classical general relativity, quantum gravity and quantum cosmology, canonical formulation and the initial value problem, topology and geometry of spacetime and fields, mathematical and physical cosmology, and black hole physics and astrophysics. As invited articles, the papers in these volumes have an aim that goes beyond that of a standard conference proceedings. Not only do the authors discuss the most recent research results in their fields, but many also provide historical perspectives on how their subjects developed and offer individual insights in their search for new directions.

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The proceedings of the 1993 International Symposium on General Relativity held at the University of Maryland. Invited contributions by active researchers review new directions of research in General Relativity.

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"This volume will be invaluable to students and researchers in gravitational physics and related theoretical areas." Viqar Husain, Mathematical Reviews

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