A2: Mathematical relativity and other progress in classical gravity theory—a session report

  • Piotr T. Chruściel
  • Tim-T. Paetz
Review Article
Part of the following topical collections:
  1. The First Century of General Relativity: GR20/Amaldi10


We report on selected oral contributions to the A2 session “Mathematical relativity and other progress in classical gravity theory” of “The 20th International Conference on General Relativity and Gravitation (GR20)” in Warsaw.


Mathematical general relativity Evolution problems Black holes 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Gravitational PhysicsUniversity of ViennaViennaAustria

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