Special and General Relativity

With Applications to White Dwarfs, Neutron Stars and Black Holes

  • Norman K. Glendenning

Part of the Astronomy and Astrophysics Library book series (AAL)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Norman K. Glendenning
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  3. Norman K. Glendenning
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  4. Norman K. Glendenning
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  5. Norman K. Glendenning
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  6. Norman K. Glendenning
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  7. Back Matter
    Pages 209-226

About this book


Special and General Relativity are concisely developed together with essential aspects of nuclear and particle physics. Problem sets are provided for many chapters, making the book ideal for a course on the physics of white dwarf and neutron star interiors.


Cosmology Relativity Special relativity astrophysics general relativity

Authors and affiliations

  • Norman K. Glendenning
    • 1
  1. 1.Nuclear Science Division & Institute for Nuclear & Particle AstrophysicsLaurence Berkeley National LaboratoryBerkeleyUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag New York 2007
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Physics and Astronomy
  • Print ISBN 978-0-387-47106-8
  • Online ISBN 978-0-387-47109-9
  • Series Print ISSN 0941-7834
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