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written by Robert Geroch
published by the The University of Chicago Press
This is a text written for the curious layperson aimed at explaining the geometrical aspects of general relativity without focusing on the underlying mathematics.  The author covers material from Aristotelian and Galilean framework of space to the aspects of Einstein's general relativity, using black holes as an example.
Pages 233
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Relativity
- General Relativity
- Spacetime Fundamentals
= Metric
- High School
- Lower Undergraduate
- Instructional Material
= Textbook
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© 1978 University of Chicago
ISBN Number:
978-0226288642
Keywords:
black holes, curved space, general relativity, geometry, space-time
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Metadata instance created February 17, 2009 by Cale Gentry
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March 15, 1981
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R. Geroch, (The University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1978), pp. 233, WWW Document, (http://www.press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/book/chicago/G/bo3624795.html).
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R. Geroch, General Relativity from A to B, (The University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1978), pp. 233, <http://www.press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/book/chicago/G/bo3624795.html>.
APA Format
Geroch, R. (1978). General Relativity from A to B (pp. 233). Chicago: The University of Chicago Press. Retrieved December 12, 2017, from http://www.press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/book/chicago/G/bo3624795.html
Chicago Format
Geroch, Robert. General Relativity from A to B. 233. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1978. http://www.press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/book/chicago/G/bo3624795.html (accessed 12 December 2017).
MLA Format
Geroch, Robert. General Relativity from A to B. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1978. 233. 15 Mar. 1981. 12 Dec. 2017 <http://www.press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/book/chicago/G/bo3624795.html>.
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