all ebooks in category: Physics of Gravity (14)

What Is Relativity?: An Intuitive Introduction to Einstein's Ideas, and Why They Matter (Repost)

It is commonly assumed that if the Sun suddenly turned into a black hole, it would suck Earth and the rest of the planets into …

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Lecture Notes on General Relativity

1905 was Einstein’s magical year. In that year, he published three articles, on light quanta, on the foundations of the theory of Special Relativity, and …

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Lecture Notes on General Relativity

These lecture notes on General Relativity intend to give an introduction to all aspects of Einstein’s theory: ranging form the conceptual via the math- ematical …

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Teleparallel Gravity: An Introduction

Teleparallel Gravity (TG) is an alternative theory for gravitation, which is equivalent to General Relativity (GR). However, it is conceptually different. For example in GR …

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Introduction to Supergravity (Repost)

This book explains the basic ideas of supergravity, collecting the relevant formulae in one place. Covers vielbein formulation of gravity; supergravities in four dimensions; superalgebras …

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The Classical Theory of Fields: Electromagnetism

The study of classical electromagnetic fields is an adventure. The theory is complete mathematically and we are able to present it as an example of …

What Is Relativity?: An Intuitive Introduction to Einstein's Ideas, and Why They Matter (repost)
It is commonly assumed that if the Sun suddenly turned into a black hole, it would suck Earth and the rest of the planets into …

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Cosmology and String Theory

Cosmology describes the evolution of the Universe and is based on a description of its beginning from quantum fluctuations. String theory is the only known …

Special Relativity in General Frames: From Particles to Astrophysics

Special relativity is the basis of many fields in modern physics: particle physics, quantum field theory, high-energy astrophysics, etc. This theory is presented here by …

General Relativity: The most beautiful of theories

Generalising Newton's law of gravitation, general relativity is one of the pillars of modern physics. On the occasion of general relativity's centennial, leading scientists in …

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