Geometry of Black Holes (Hardcover)

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Black holes present one of the most fascinating predictions of Einstein's general theory of relativity. There is strong evidence of their existence through observation of active galactic nuclei, including the centre of our galaxy, observations of gravitational waves, and others.

There exists a large scientific literature on black holes, including many excellent textbooks at various levels. However, most of these steer clear from the mathematical niceties needed to make the theory of black holes a mathematical theory. Those which maintain a high mathematical standard are
either focused on specific topics, or skip many details. The objective of this book is to fill this gap and present a detailed, mathematically oriented, extended introduction to the subject.

The book provides a wide background to the current research on all mathematical aspects of the geometry of black hole spacetimes.

About the Author

Piotr T. Chruściel, Professor of Gravitational Physics, Head of the Gravitational Physics Group, Faculty of Physics, University of Vienna Univ. Prof. Dr. Piotr T. Chruściel is Professor of Gravitational Physics and Head of the Gravitational Physics Group, Faculty of Physics, University of Vienna, Austria.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780198855415
ISBN-10: 0198855419
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication Date: October 25th, 2020
Pages: 416
Language: English