Bryce DeWitt's lectures on gravitation /

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Author / Creator:DeWitt, Bryce S. (Bryce Seligman), 1923-2004.
Imprint:Heidelberg ; New York : Springer, ©2011.
Description:1 online resource (xi, 287 pages) : illustrations.
Series:Lecture notes in physics, 1616-6361 ; v. 826
Lecture notes in physics ; 826.
Classical and Quantum Gravitation, Relativity Theory.
Mathematical Methods in Physics.
Differential Geometry.
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Varying Form of Title:Lectures on gravitation
Other authors / contributors:Christensen, Steven M.
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Summary:Bryce DeWitt, a student of Nobel Laureate Julian Schwinger, was himself one of the towering figures in 20th century physics, particularly renowned for his seminal contributions to quantum field theory, numerical relativity and quantum gravity. In late 1971, DeWitt gave a course on gravitation at Stanford University, leaving almost 400 pages of detailed handwritten notes. Written with clarity and authority, and edited by his former student Steven Christensen, these timeless lecture notes, containing material or expositions not found in any other textbooks, are a gem to be discovered or re-discovered by anyone seriously interested in the study of gravitational physics--P. 4 of cover.
Other form:Print version: DeWitt, Bryce S. (Bryce Seligman), 1923-2004. Bryce DeWitt's lectures on gravitation. Heidelberg ; New York: Springer, ©2011 3540369090
Standard no.:10.1007/978-3-540-36911-0

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