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    • Particle Physics, Astrophysics & Cosmology

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A College Course on Relativity and Cosmology

£30.99

Ta-Pei Cheng

9780199693412
Paperback
June 2015

Einstein's general theory of relativity is introduced in this advanced undergraduate textbook. Topics covered include geometric formulation of special relativity, the principle of equivalence, Einstein's field equation and its spherical-symmetric solution, as well as cosmology.

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Quantum Field Theory for the Gifted Amateur

£31.49

Tom Lancaster, Stephen J. Blundell

9780199699339
Paperback
April 2014

Quantum field theory provides the theoretical backbone to most modern physics. This book is designed to bring quantum field theory to a wider audience of physicists. It is packed with worked examples, witty diagrams, and applications intended to introduce a new audience to this revolutionary theory.

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A Student's Guide to Einstein's Major Papers

£32.49

Robert E Kennedy

9780199694037
Hardback
January 2012

In 1905 Albert Einstein produced breakthrough work in three major areas of physics (atoms and Brownian motion, quanta, and the special theory of relativity), followed, in 1916, by the general theory of relativity. This book develops the detail of the papers, including the mathematics, to guide the reader in working through them.

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Relativity, Gravitation and Cosmology: A Basic Introduction

Second Edition

£29.50

Ta-Pei Cheng

9780199573646
Paperback
November 2009

Oxford Master Series in Physics

This book provides an introduction to Einstein's general theory of relativity. A "physics-first" approach is adopted so that interesting applications come before the more difficult task of solving the Einstein equation. The book includes extensive coverage of cosmology, and is designed to allow readers to study the subject alone.

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