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By Bernard Schutz

ISBN-10: 0521887054

ISBN-13: 9780521887052

readability, clarity and rigor mix within the moment variation of this widely-used textbook to supply step one into basic relativity for undergraduate scholars with a minimum historical past in arithmetic. themes inside relativity that fascinate astrophysical researchers and scholars alike are coated with Schutz's attribute ease and authority - from black holes to gravitational lenses, from pulsars to the examine of the Universe as an entire. This variation now includes discoveries by means of astronomers that require normal relativity for his or her clarification; a revised bankruptcy on relativistic stars, together with new details on pulsars; a completely rewritten bankruptcy on cosmology; and a longer, accomplished therapy of contemporary detectors and anticipated resources. Over three hundred workouts, many new to this variation, supply scholars the boldness to paintings with common relativity and the mandatory arithmetic, when the casual writing kind makes the subject material simply obtainable. Password safe ideas for teachers can be found at www.cambridge.org/9780521887052.

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