Cracking the Einstein Code: Relativity and the Birth of

Cracking the Einstein Code: Relativity and the Birth of Black Hole Physics Albert Einstein s theory of general relativity describes the effect of gravitation on the shape of space and the flow of time But forthan four decades after its publication, the theory remained largely a curiosity for scientists however accurate it seemed, Einstein s mathematical code represented by six interlocking equations was one of the most difficult t


10 thoughts on “Cracking the Einstein Code: Relativity and the Birth of Black Hole Physics

  1. says:

    Off this review Cracking the Einstein Code Relativity and the Birth of Black Hole PhysicsBy Fulvio Melia University of Chicago Press Einstein s theory of general relativity was around for decades before it was possible for astrophysicists to study it And when they finally


  2. says:

    Having worked with the Kerr metric in the past, and having a fair understanding of the machinery of GR, it was great to read a historical narrative that puts into perspective the people and the work done during the golden age of relativity.


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    A very good read for one wanting to understand the concept of relativity in a straightforward and elegant manner An excellent dedication to Roy Kerr who has helped us better understand the nature of relativity and black hole physics A highly recommended read.


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