Newtonian and Relativistic Space-Time

  • Michael H. Soffel
Part of the Astronomy and Astrophysics Library book series (AAL)


Let us start with a close inspection of Newton’s theory of gravity (see also the representations by Cartan (1923, 1924); Havas (1964); Trautman (1965); Misner (1969); Misner et al. (1973)).


Curvature Tensor Tidal Force Test Body Weak Equivalence Principle Asymptotic Flatness 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael H. Soffel
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  1. 1.Lehrstuhl für Theoretische AstrophysikUniversität TübingenTübingenGermany

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