The Renaissance of General Relativity and Cosmology: A Survey to Celebrate the 65th Birthday of Dennis Sciama

  • Publish Date: 2005-09-22
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A special role in the study of general relativity and cosmology has been played by the influential research groups led by Dennis Sciama In April 1992 many of his ex students and collaborators assembled to review the developments that have taken place during his career to date The topics covered include fundamental questions in general relativity and cosmology black holes active galactic nuclei galactic structure dark matter and large scale structure The past forty years have been a time of spectacular development in the study of general relativity and cosmology A special role in this has been played by the influential research groups led by Dennis Sciama in Cambridge Oxford and Trieste In April 1992 many of his ex students and collaborators came to Trieste where he is currently Professor for a review meeting to celebrate his 65th birthday This book consists of written versions of the talks presented which taken together comprise an authoritative overview of developments which have taken place during his career to date The topics covered include fundamental questions in general relativity and cosmology black holes active galactic nuclei galactic structure dark matter and large scale structure



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