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Gravitation and Experiment

Poincaré Seminar 2006

Damour, Thibault, Rivasseau, Vincent (Eds.)

2007, X, 138 p.

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  • Detailed pedagogical introduction to general relativity
  • Review of experimental tests of the theory
  • Very recent results of the Gravity Probe B mission

This book starts with a detailed introduction to general relativity by world expert T. Damour. It includes a review of what may lie beyond by string theorist I. Antoniadis, and collects up-to-date essays on the experimental tests of this theory.

Contrary to some beliefs, general relativity is now a theory extremely well confirmed by detailed experiments, including the precise timing of the double pulsar J0737-3039 explained in this book by M. Kramer, member of the team which discovered it in 2003, and satellite missions such as Gravity Probe B described by leading team member J. Mester. The search for detecting gravitational waves is also very much under way as reviewed by J.-Y. Vinet.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » Gravity - Relativity - general relativity - gravitational wave astronomy - pulsar

Related subjects » Birkhäuser Physics

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