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Author Marcel Grossmann Meeting on General Relativity (10th : 2003 : Centro Brasileiro de Pesquisas Físicas)

Title The Tenth Marcel Grossmann Meeting : on recent developments in theoretical and experimental general relativity, gravitation and relativistic field theories : proceedings of the MG10 meeting held at Brazilian Center for Research in Physics (CBPF), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 20-26 July 2003 / editors, Mário Novello, Santiago Perez Bergliaffa ; series editor, Remo Ruffini
Published Hackensack, N.J. : World Scientific, [2005]
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Contents The initial value problem using metric and extrinsic curvature / James W. York, Jr -- Mathematics, physics and ping-ong / Yuval Ne'eman -- Thermal decay of the cosmological constant into black holes / Claudio Teitelboim -- Szekeres models andh their wormholes / Charles Hellaby and Andrzej Krasinski -- Dark matter halos as Bose-Einstein condensates / Ekehard W. Mielke, Burkhard Fuchs and Franz E. Schunck -- Gravitational multipole moments / Zoltan Perjes -- Solutions of the 'stream equation' in the black hole magnetosphere / Chul Hoon Lee -- Structure formation in the universe by exact methods / Andrzej Krasinski and Charles Hellaby -- Overview of d-brane worlds in string theory / Angel M. Uranga -- Tachyons, d-brane decay, and closed strings / Barton Zwiebach -- String compactifications -- old and new / Atish Dabholkar -- Covariant quantization of the superstring / Nathan Berkovits -- Limiting braneworlds with the binary pulsar / Ruth Durrer and Philippe Kocian -- Cosmological instabilities from vector perturbations in braneworlds / Ruth Durrer, Christophe Ringeval and Timon Bohm -- A perspective on quantum gravity phenomenology / Giovanni Amelino-Camelia -- Principles of affine quantum gravity / John R. Klauder -- What is nonrenormalizability and what to do about it / John R. Klauder -- The universe from supersymmetric quantum cosmology / Paulo Vargas Moniz -- Developments in GRworkbench / Andrew Moylan, Susan M. Scott and Anthony C. Searle -- Constants of nature? / Havard B. Sandvik -- Gravitational wave detection : a survey of the worldwide program / J. Degallaix and David Blair -- Evidence for coincident events between the gravitational wave detectors EXPLORER and NAUTILUS / Guido Pizzella -- The LIGO gravitational wave observatories : recent results and future plans / Gregory M. Harry et al. -- General relativity in space and sensitive tests of the equivalence principle / Claus Lammerzahl -- Multiwavelength afterglows of Gamma-Ray Bursts / Elena Pian -- Black hole physics and astrophysics: the GRB-supernova connection and URCA-1 -- URCA-2 / Remo Ruffini et al. -- Black holes from the dark ages : exploring the reionization era and early structure formation with quasars and Gamma-Ray Bursts / S.G. Djorgovski
Summary The Marcel Grossmann meetings were conceived to promote theoretical understanding in the fields of physics, mathematics, astronomy and astrophysics and to direct future technological, observational, and experimental efforts. They review recent developments in gravitation and general relativity, with major emphasis on mathematical foundations and physical predictions. Their main objective is to bring together scientists from diverse backgrounds and their range of topics is broad, from more abstract classical theory and quantum gravity and strings to more concrete relativistic astrophysics observations and modeling. This Tenth Marcel Grossmann Meeting was organized by an international committee composed of D. Blair, Y. Choquet-Bruhat, D. Christodoulou, T. Damour, J. Ehlers, F. Everitt, Fang Li Zhi, S. Hawking, Y. Ne'eman, R. Ruffini (chair), H. Sato, R. Sunyaev, and S. Weinberg and backed by an international coordinating committee of about 135 members from scientific institutions representing 54 countries. The scientific program included 29 morning plenary talks during 6 days, and 57 parallel sessions over five afternoons, during which roughly 500 papers were presented. These three volumes of the proceedings of MG10 give a broad view of all aspects of gravitation, from mathematical issues to recent observations and experiments
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Subject Astrophysics -- Congresses.
Cosmology -- Congresses.
General relativity (Physics) -- Congresses.
Gravitation -- Congresses.
Quantum gravity -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Novello, M.
Perez Bergliaffa, Santiago E.
Ruffini, Remo.
Centro Brasileiro de Pesquisas Físicas.
ISBN 9789812704030 (electronic bk.)
9812704035 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Proceedings of the Tenth Marcel Grossmann Meeting on General Relativity
On recent developments in theoretical and experimental general relativity, gravitation, and relativistic field theories
Recent developments in theoretical and experimental general relativity, gravitation, and relativistic field theories
MG10 Meeting
Marcel Grossmann Meeting on General Relativity