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Published: 05 April 2018

1,328 Pages


ISBN: 9780198755289

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Gravitational Waves, pack: Volumes 1 and 2

Volume 1: Theory and Experiment, Volume 2: Astrophysics and Cosmology

Michele Maggiore

  • Volume 1 published in 2007 is a standard reference in the field
  • Volume 2 has been long awaited by the scientific community
  • Timely and extremely relevant, with detection of gravitational waves being the scientific discovery of 2016 and likely candidate for Nobel Prize in 2017
  • Broadness and depth of discussion renders it a unique reference text
  • Includes detailed discussion of first detections of gravitational waves
  • Theoretical results are derived afresh to streamline and clarify existing derivations