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General Relativity and Gravitation

General Relativity and Gravitation

Editors-in-Chief: R. Maartens; P. Laguna

ISSN: 0001-7701 (print version)
ISSN: 1572-9532 (electronic version)

Journal no. 10714

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The GRG Society was formed in 1971. Its purposes are ``to promote the study of General Relativity and Gravitation and to exchange information in the interest of its members and the profession''.
It pursues these aims in several ways: it organizes a triennial conference, publishes the journal General Relativity and Gravitation', sponsors a bulletin and website service, Hyperspace, and represents its research community in international science politics through the International Union of Pure and Applied Physics (IUPAP), acting as its responsible commission for other relevant conferences.

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    General Relativity and Gravitation is a journal devoted to all aspects of modern gravitational science, and published under the auspices of the International Society on General Relativity and Gravitation.

    It welcomes in particular original articles on the following topics of current research:

    • Analytical general relativity, including its interface with geometrical analysis
    • Numerical relativity
    • Theoretical and observational cosmology
    • Relativistic astrophysics
    • Gravitational waves: data analysis, astrophysical sources and detector science
    • Extensions of general relativity
    • Supergravity
    • Gravitational aspects of string theory and its extensions
    • Quantum gravity: canonical approaches, in particular loop quantum gravity
    • Quantum Gravity: path integral approaches, in particular spin foams, Regge calculus and dynamical triangulations
    • Non-commutative geometry and gravitation
    • Experimental gravity, in particular tests of general relativity

    The journal publishes articles on all theoretical and experimental aspects of modern general relativity and gravitation, as well as book reviews and historical articles of special interest.

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    • Letters: summarizing new results of interest to researchers whose primary interest lies in nearby areas, but who would typically not be interested in complete derivations, details of numerical simulations, etc. (limited to 8 journal pages)
    • Invited reviews: detailed status reports or short summarzing reviews
    • Golden Oldies: republications of seminal papers, both, well-known or 'hidden treasures'

    A few selected papers will be marked Editor's Choice: the primary criteria will be original, high-quality research that is of wide interest within the community.

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