Gravitation and Modern Cosmology: The Cosmological Constants Problem by N. Sánchez

Gravitation and Modern Cosmology: The Cosmological Constants Problem

EditorN. Sánchez, A. Zichichi, V. de Sabbata

Hardcover | March 31, 1992

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Current approaches to the cosmological constant problem, and contributions on classical and quantum cosmology, cosmic and quantum strings, classical general relativity, and the experimental search for gravitational radiation, are presented in 19 papers from a September 1990 symposium in Erice, Italy. Also included is a brief autobiographical essay by Peter Gabriel Bergmann, whose work with Einstein, and subsequent work, have made important contributions toward unifying gravitational and electromagnetic theories. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

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Title:Gravitation and Modern Cosmology: The Cosmological Constants ProblemFormat:HardcoverDimensions:241 pages, 10 × 7.01 × 0.03 inPublished:March 31, 1992Publisher:Springer US

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ISBN - 13:9780306440540

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My Life (P.G. Bergmann). Effective Action Model for the Cosmological Constant Revisited (S.L. Adler). Could Final States of Stellar Evolution Proceed towards Naked Singularities? (N. Dallaporta). Torsion, Quantum Effects and the Problem of Cosmological Constant (V. de Sabbata et al.). Variations of Constants and Exact Solutions in Multidimensional Gravity (S.B. Fadeev et al.). Cosmic Strings and Large Scale Structure of the University (F. Li Zhi). Null Surface Canonical Formalism (J.N. Goldberg et al.). Qualitative Cosmology (I.M. Khalatnikov). Third Quantization of Gravity and the Cosmological Constant Problem (G. Lavrelashvili et al.). Cosmological Constant, Quantum Cosmology and Anthropic Principle (A. Linde). On the Gravitational Field of an Arbitrary Axisymmetric Mass with a Magnetic Dipole Moment (I.D. Novikov et al.). Twistors as Spin 3/2 Charges (R. Penrose). Experimental Search of Gravitational Waves (G. Pizzella). A Simple Model of the Universe without Singularities (N. Rosen et al.). String Theory and the Quantization of Gravity (N. Sánchez). Projective Unified Field Theory in Context with the Cosmological Term and the Variability of the Gravitational Constant (E. Schmutzer). The Introduction of the Cosmological COnstant (E.L. Schucking). 3 additional articles. Index.