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andrew s

A light read!

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I had been reading a number of blogs on general relativity and kept coming across references to a book called Gravitation by Misner, Thorne and Wheeler. As it was relatively cheap (pun intended) on Amazon so I ordered a copy.

The delivery man looked flushed after walking up the hill to our house and accepting it almost fractured my wrist.

It weighs about 3kg and has more than 1200 pages. Scanning it I reckon at least 2 days or more a page to understand it so I might just get through it before I pop my clogs!

Who says education is just for the young!

Ok no one.

Regards Andrew

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You've identified why the book is often known as "Big G"

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I had to take a look on Amazon. £30.55 hardback and more money for used paperback editions. Strange.

Has anyone on SGL read this book? Comments on content? Is it really complicated and full of maths that looks like a musical score?

David.

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David , it is a post graduate level text. With full on tensor maths e tc.

Regards Andrew 

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