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Book Information:

Authors: R. K. Sachs and H. Wu
Title: General relativity for mathematicians
Additional book information: Graduate Texts in Mathematics, Springer-Verlag, New York, Heidelberg, Berlin, 1977, xii + 291 pp., $19.83.

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  • 4. S. W. Hawking and R. Penrose, The singularities of gravitational collapse and cosmology, Proc. Roy. Soc. Ser. A, London 314 (1970), 529. MR 264959
  • 5. C. W. Misner, K. S. Thome and J. A. Wheeler, Gravitation, Freeman, San Francisco, Calif., 1973. MR 418833
  • 6. R. Penrose, Techniques of differential topology in relativity, SIAM Publications, Philadelphia, 1972. MR 469146
  • 7. S. Weinberg, Gravitation and cosmology, Wiley, New York, 1972.
  • 8. T. T. Wu and C. N. Yang, Concept of nonintegrable phase factors and global formulation of gauge fields, Phys. Rev. D 12 (1975), 3845. MR 426712

Review Information:

Reviewer: John A. Thorpe
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 84 (1978), 1344-1346
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9904-1978-14570-4
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