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The Universe: A View from Classical and Quantum Gravity


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Beschreibung

Beschreibung

Dieses Lehrbuch gibt eine gelungene Einführung in die wichtigsten theoretischen Grundlagen zum Verständnis des Universums, von der Physik Newtons über weitere relevante Theorien bis hin zu der modernen Theorie der Quantengravitation.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

1. THE UNIVERSE I
1.1. Newtonian Gravity
1.2. Planets and Stars
1.3. Cosmology
2. RELATIVITY
2.1. Classical Mechanics and Electrodynamics
2.2. Special Relativity
2.3. General Relativity
3. THE UNIVERSE II
3.1. Planets and Stars
3.2. Black Holes
3.3. Cosmology
4. QUANTUM PHYSICS
4.1. Waves
4.2. States
4.3. Measurements
5. THE UNIVERSE III
5.1. Stars
5.2. Elements
5.3. Particles
6. QUANTUM GRAVITY
6.1. Quantum Cosmology
6.2. Unification
6.3. Space-time Atoms
7. THE UNIVERSE IV
7.1. Big Bang
7.2. Black Holes
7.3. Tests

Portrait

Martin Bojowald teaches physics at the Pennsylvania State University, USA, and is a member of the Institute for Gravitation and the Cosmos. Having received his Ph.D. degree from Aachen University, Germany, he has spent most of his time since at Penn State, except for a 2-year period at the Albert-Einstein-Institute in Potsdam, Germany. He has authored over 100 publications, including several popular articles and a couple of books. For his work in quantum cosmology he has received the First Award of the Essay Competition by the Gravity Research Foundation in 2003, and the Xanthopoulos Prize from the International Society on General Relativity and Gravitation in 2007.
EAN: 9783527410187
ISBN: 352741018X
Untertitel: 1. Auflage. 90 schwarz-weiße Abbildungen. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Wiley VCH Verlag GmbH
Erscheinungsdatum: November 2012
Seitenanzahl: VIII
Format: kartoniert
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