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John A Wheeler and the recertification of GR as true physics

dc.contributor.authorMisner, Charles W
dc.date.accessioned2008-04-23T12:36:36Z
dc.date.available2008-04-23T12:36:36Z
dc.date.issued2006-06-01
dc.identifier.otherORCID ID: http://orcid.org/0000-0003-4888-5744en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1903/7871
dc.descriptionThese two files relate to a lecture prepared for the inauguration of the International School of Astrophysical Relativity "John Archibald Wheeler" in Erice, Italy, on 1 June 2006. One file "Erice_ ..." contains the slides shown at that lecture. The second file "UMphys_ ..." is a (computer generated then) lightly edited transcript of a repeat of that talk given at the University of Maryland in October 2006.en
dc.description.abstractThe physics life of John Archibald Wheeler is surveyed; the main emphasis is on the years 1953--1976 in Princeton where his activity primarily centered on Einstein's theory of gravitation, general relativity.en
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dc.language.isoen_USen
dc.subjectgeneral relativityen
dc.subjectJohn A Wheeleren
dc.subjectgravitationen
dc.subjectastrophysicsen
dc.titleJohn A Wheeler and the recertification of GR as true physicsen
dc.typePresentationen
dc.relation.isAvailableAtCollege of Computer, Mathematical & Physical Sciencesen_us
dc.relation.isAvailableAtPhysicsen_us
dc.relation.isAvailableAtDigital Repository at the University of Marylanden_us
dc.relation.isAvailableAtUniversity of Maryland (College Park, MD)en_us


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