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Supergravity

4.75  ·  Rating Details ·  8 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
Supergravity, together with string theory, is one of the most significant developments in theoretical physics. Written by two of the most respected workers in the field, this is the first-ever authoritative and systematic account of supergravity. The book starts by reviewing aspects of relativistic field theory in Minkowski spacetime. After introducing the relevant ingredi ...more
Hardcover, 622 pages
Published April 5th 2012 by Cambridge University Press
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Kristof
Jul 30, 2012 Kristof rated it really liked it
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Books that give a good introduction and overview of supergravity are very rare, but this done does exactly that in a very good way. It is of course highly recommended to have a decent mathematical background and working through (quantum) mechanics and general relativity before starting on this one.
albin james
Sep 08, 2015 albin james rated it it was amazing
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hyperballad

we live on a mountain
right at the top
there's a beautiful view
from the top of the mountain
every morning i walk towards the edge
and throw little things off
like: car-parts, bottles and cutlery
or whatever i find lying around

it's become a habit
a way
to start the day

i go through all this
before you wake up
so i can feel happier
to be safe up here with you

it's real early morning
no-one is awake
i'm back at my cliff, still throwing things off
i listen to the sounds they make
on their way down
i follow
...more
Grothendieck
Aug 15, 2016 Grothendieck rated it it was amazing
I met with this book a few months ago. I finished quickly read a few days. I think the most obvious and simple book written about it. If you want to know about the supergravity is your first choice to get this book. This is the holy book of supergravity :)
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