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Einstein’s Gravity

  • Heinrich Saller
Chapter
Part of the Fundamental Theories of Physics book series (FTPH, volume 163)

Abstract

In this chapter, Einstein’s gravity with the identification of the curvature of a Riemannian manifold as a geometrical concept and interaction as a physical one is shortly exemplified by Schwarzschild–Kruskal spacetime and by some properties of Friedmann spacetimes with Robertson–Walker metrics. As a warm-up, the group-oriented operational language will be used in those important and basic examples for classical macroscopic gravity.

Keywords

Lorentz Group Minkowski Spacetime Global Symmetry Group Friedmann Universe Metrical Tensor 
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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.MPI für Physik Werner-Heisenberg-InstitutMünchenGermany

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