Einstein’s Gravity

Part of the Fundamental Theories of Physics book series (FTPH, volume 163)


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.




Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2010

Authors and Affiliations

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

Personalised recommendations