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The Total Mass and the Topology of an Asymptotically Flat Space-Time

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Abstract

Exactly ten years ago, I met Professor Chern in Hong Kong for the first time. Since then, his teaching and his encouragement have had a tremendous influence on me. I dedicate this article to him in appreciation of his generous help.

Keywords

Scalar Curvature Fundamental Form Einstein Field Equation Energy Stress Tensor Codazzi Equation 
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© Springer-Verlag New York Inc. 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of MathematicsStanford UniversityStanfordUSA

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