Everything about Gravity: Proceedings of the Second LeCosPA International Symposium by Pisin Chen

Everything about Gravity: Proceedings of the Second LeCosPA International Symposium

byPisin Chen

Kobo ebook | December 29, 2016

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The proceedings of the 2nd LeCosPA International Symposium, "Everything about Gravity", collects 78 papers contributed by the symposium's Plenary Session and Parallel Session speakers. Organizers of the Parallel Sessions have in addition prepared summaries for their own sessions. The topics range from quasi-local energy in GR in the presence of gravitational radiations, a gauge theory perspective of gravity, naked black hole firewalls related to the black hole information loss paradox, a new theory of spacetime quantization, relations between the Schwinger effect and the Hawking radiation and Unruh effect, conformal frames in cosmology, surprises in nonrelativistic naturalness, inflation and tensor fluctuations, emergent spacetime for quantum gravity, understanding strongly coupled magnetism through holographic principle, the detections of dark matter, ultra-high energy cosmic neutrinos and cosmic rays, etc. Last but not least, the closing remark delivered by John Ellis raised the following question: Does cosmological inflation require a modification of Einstein's gravity?

After 100 years of remarkable success of Einstein's general relativity, the development of a successful quantum theory of gravity has become a major goal in physics in the 21st century. This volume serves as a valuable reference for scientists who are interested in frontier research topics of gravity.

Contents:

  • Cosmology — Connections with Fundamental Theories
  • Emergent Gravity and Quantum Gravity
  • Dark Matter and Dark Energy
  • Gravitational Waves from the Big Bang and Other Sources
  • Relativistic and Particle Astrophysics
  • Observational/Experimental Gravity
  • Alternative and Modified Theories of Gravity
  • Cosmology — Early Universe
  • Holographic Principle, AdS/CFT, and Applications
  • Black Hole Evaporation and Information Loss Paradox
  • Mathematical Structure of GR

Readership: Students and researchers working in the field of gravity and general relativity.

Title:Everything about Gravity: Proceedings of the Second LeCosPA International SymposiumFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:December 29, 2016Publisher:World Scientific Publishing CompanyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:981320396X

ISBN - 13:9789813203969

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