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749 Pages | 125 grayscale and 54 color line figures

9.7 x 7.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198570899

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Gravitational Waves, Volume 2

Astrophysics and Cosmology

Michele Maggiore

  • Long awaited second volume of a standard reference in the field
  • Timely and extremely relevant, with detection of gravitational waves being the scientific discovery of 2016 and likely candidate for Nobel Prize in 2017
  • Breadth and depth of discussion renders it a unique text
  • Includes detailed discussion of first detections of gravitational waves
  • Theoretical results are derived afresh to streamline and clarify existing derivations