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«  Gravity: Newtonian, post-Newtonian, Relativistic 1  »

Clifford Will
Inst. Fund. Theory (IFT), Dept. Physics, Univ. Florida (Gainesville, Florida, Etats-Unis d'Amérique)

In this lecture, I review the fundamental aspects of gravity, starting from the theory of Newton up to General Relativity, focusing on methods to build perturbative solutions.


The lecture is based on the monograph : Newtonian, post-Newtonian, Relativistic, by Eric Poisson and Clifford Will (PW) Cambridge University Press (2014)

1. Newtonian gravity (1)
Foundations, Isolated gravitating bodies
PW, Chapters 1 – 2
lundi 19 septembre 2016 - 14:00
Salle des séminaires Évry Schatzman, Institut d'Astrophysique
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