The Resource General Relativity, Cosmology and Astrophysics : Perspectives 100 years after Einstein's stay in Prague, edited by Jiří Bičák, Tomáš Ledvinka, (electronic resource)
General Relativity, Cosmology and Astrophysics : Perspectives 100 years after Einstein's stay in Prague, edited by Jiří Bičák, Tomáš Ledvinka, (electronic resource)
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 The articles included in this Volume represent a broad and highly qualified view on the present state of general relativity, quantum gravity, and their cosmological and astrophysical implications. As such, it may serve as a valuable source of knowledge and inspiration for experts in these fields, as well as an advanced source of information for young researchers. The occasion to gather together so many leading experts in the field was to celebrate the centenary of Einstein's stay in Prague in 19111912. It was in fact during his stay in Prague that Einstein started in earnest to develop his ideas about general relativity that fully developed in his paper in 1915. Approaching soon the centenary of his famous paper, this volume offers a precious overview of the path done by the scientific community in this intriguing and vibrant field in the last century, defining the challenges of the next 100 years. The content is divided into four broad parts: (i) Gravity and Prague, (ii) Classical General Relativity, (iii) Cosmology and Quantum Gravity, and (iv) Numerical Relativity and Relativistic Astrophysics
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 XV, 535 p. 117 illus., 80 illus. in color.
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 Part I Gravity and Prague
 Kepler and Mach{u2019}s Principle
 Einstein in Prague: Relativity Then and Now
 Part II Classical General Relativity
 Observers, observables and measurements in general relativity
 Some links between general relativity and other parts of physics
 The General Relativistic Two Body Problem and the Effective One Body Formalism
 Gravitational selfforce: orbital mechanics beyond geodesic motion
 Hamiltonian formalism for spinning black holes in general relativity
 Stability of marginally outer trapped surfaces and geometric inequalities
 Stationary blackhole binaries: A nonexistence proof
 Dynamic and Thermodynamic Stability of Black Holes and Black Branes
 Instability of antide Sitter spacetime
 Higherdimensional black holes
 Black holes, hidden symmetry and complete integrability: Brief Review
 Part III Cosmology and Quantum Gravity
 Cosmological models and stability
 Inflation and Birth of Cosmological Perturbations
 Loop Quantum Gravity and The Planck Regime of Cosmology
 The inflationary origin of the seeds of cosmic structure: quantum theory and the need for novel physics
 Quantum Gravity: The view from particle physics
 Part IV Numerical Relativity and Relativistic Astrophysics
 Three little pieces for computer and relativity
 Instabilities of Relativistic Stars
 Gravity talks: observing the universe with gravitational waves
 LISA in 2012 and beyond {u2013} 20 years after the first proposal
 Einstein{u2019}s gravity as seen by a cosmic lighthouse keeper
 The astrophysical signatures of black holes: the horizon, the ISCO, the ergosphere and the light circle
 Energy Extraction from Spinning Black Holes via Relativistic Jets
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 9783319063492
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 General Relativity, Cosmology and Astrophysics : Perspectives 100 years after Einstein's stay in Prague
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 General Relativity, Cosmology and Astrophysics
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 Perspectives 100 years after Einstein's stay in Prague
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 edited by Jiří Bičák, Tomáš Ledvinka
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 Summary
 The articles included in this Volume represent a broad and highly qualified view on the present state of general relativity, quantum gravity, and their cosmological and astrophysical implications. As such, it may serve as a valuable source of knowledge and inspiration for experts in these fields, as well as an advanced source of information for young researchers. The occasion to gather together so many leading experts in the field was to celebrate the centenary of Einstein's stay in Prague in 19111912. It was in fact during his stay in Prague that Einstein started in earnest to develop his ideas about general relativity that fully developed in his paper in 1915. Approaching soon the centenary of his famous paper, this volume offers a precious overview of the path done by the scientific community in this intriguing and vibrant field in the last century, defining the challenges of the next 100 years. The content is divided into four broad parts: (i) Gravity and Prague, (ii) Classical General Relativity, (iii) Cosmology and Quantum Gravity, and (iv) Numerical Relativity and Relativistic Astrophysics
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 Part I Gravity and Prague  Kepler and Mach{u2019}s Principle  Einstein in Prague: Relativity Then and Now  Part II Classical General Relativity  Observers, observables and measurements in general relativity  Some links between general relativity and other parts of physics  The General Relativistic Two Body Problem and the Effective One Body Formalism  Gravitational selfforce: orbital mechanics beyond geodesic motion  Hamiltonian formalism for spinning black holes in general relativity  Stability of marginally outer trapped surfaces and geometric inequalities  Stationary blackhole binaries: A nonexistence proof  Dynamic and Thermodynamic Stability of Black Holes and Black Branes  Instability of antide Sitter spacetime  Higherdimensional black holes  Black holes, hidden symmetry and complete integrability: Brief Review  Part III Cosmology and Quantum Gravity  Cosmological models and stability  Inflation and Birth of Cosmological Perturbations  Loop Quantum Gravity and The Planck Regime of Cosmology  The inflationary origin of the seeds of cosmic structure: quantum theory and the need for novel physics  Quantum Gravity: The view from particle physics  Part IV Numerical Relativity and Relativistic Astrophysics  Three little pieces for computer and relativity  Instabilities of Relativistic Stars  Gravity talks: observing the universe with gravitational waves  LISA in 2012 and beyond {u2013} 20 years after the first proposal  Einstein{u2019}s gravity as seen by a cosmic lighthouse keeper  The astrophysical signatures of black holes: the horizon, the ISCO, the ergosphere and the light circle  Energy Extraction from Spinning Black Holes via Relativistic Jets
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