By I.B. Khriplovich

ISBN-10: 0387256431

ISBN-13: 9780387256436

ISBN-10: 0387274065

ISBN-13: 9780387274065

This e-book bargains an alternative choice to different textbooks at the topic, supplying a extra particular dialogue of various normal relativistic results for readers who've wisdom of classical mechanics and electrodynamics, together with distinct relativity. insurance comprises particularly gravitational lensing, sign retardation within the gravitational box of the solar, the Reissner-Nordstr?m answer, chosen spin results, the resonance transformation of an electromagnetic wave right into a gravitational one, and the entropy and temperature of black holes. The e-book contains quite a few difficulties at quite a few degrees of hassle, making it excellent additionally for autonomous examine by way of a wide readership of complicated scholars and researchers. I.B. Khriplovich is leader Researcher, Budker Institute of Nuclear Physics, Novosibirsk, and Chair of Theoretical Physics at Novosibirsk college. Dr. Khriplovich is a Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences. He has been awarded the Dirac Medal ``For the development of theoretical physics'' through college of recent South Wales, Sydney, Australia, and the Pomeranchuk Prize ``For remarkable contribution to the certainty the houses of the traditional version, specifically for illuminating paintings on susceptible and powerful interactions of quarks'' by way of the Institute of Theoretical and Experimental Physics, Moscow, Russia.