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Introducing Einstein's Relativity

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There is little doubt that Einstein's theory of relativity captures the imagination. It is unrivalled in forming the basis of the way we view the universe and the many surprises that the theory has in store -- the characteristics of black holes, the prospect of detecting gravitational waves, and the sheer scope and profundity of current cosmology excite all students of rel ...more
Paperback, 400 pages
Published June 18th 1992 by Clarendon Press
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Erik
Where have ya been all my life...what a great intro book. This is a great place to start your studies of GR.
Dylan
Jun 30, 2012 Dylan rated it liked it
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this book is ok but schutz's book is better. it does a pretty bad job of introducing tensors, i think. some of the exercises are good but there are too many that are very routine. i only read the first 150 or 200 pages though, so i guess keep that in mind.
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Dec 06, 2015 Mariana rated it liked it
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A bit outdated on the final chapters about Cosmology, but other than that found it a great introduction to tensorial calculus and general relativity. It does tend to give up on the exercises a bit toward the later chapters and just makes you do all the calculations that were skipped in the text.
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