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The sun, the stars, the universe, and general relativity

Remo Ruffini

The sun, the stars, the universe, and general relativity

international conference in honor of Ya. B. Zeldovich"s 95th anniversary, Minsk, Belarus, 20-23 April 2009

by Remo Ruffini

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Published by American Institute of Physics in Melville, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Congresses,
  • General relativity (Physics),
  • Relativistic astrophysics,
  • Cosmology

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and author index.

    Other titlesInternational conference in honor of Ya. B. Zeldovich"s 95th anniversary, Proceedings of the international conference in honor of Ya. B. Zeldovich"s 95th anniversary
    Statementeditors Remo Ruffini, Gregory Vereshchagin
    SeriesAIP conference proceedings -- 1205, AIP conference proceedings -- no. 1205.
    ContributionsZelʹdovich, I︠A︡. B. (I︠A︡kov Borisovich)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQB462.65 .S86 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 198 p. :
    Number of Pages198
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25092162M
    ISBN 100735407428
    ISBN 109780735407428
    LC Control Number2009913590
    OCLC/WorldCa613313361

    Astronomy - Astronomy - Relativity: A key theoretical development for 20th-century astronomy and cosmology was the development of the theory of relativity, from to , which eventually led to an explanation of the origin of the universe. The theory of relativity grew out of contradictions between electromagnetic theory (worked out by Scottish physicist James Clerk Maxwell in the s.   But Einstein's Theory of General Relativity offered a simpler view: "the sun's motion through the galaxy doesn't matter because we are moving along with the sun in .

      There was a time when we thought it would be quite simple because we had a good theory of gravity, general relativity, and we could measure the expansion rate of the universe.   [+] (General Relativity), a star passing close to a black hole should undergo a number of important effects, which will translate into physical observables like the redshifting of its light and a.

    Later, when the Belgian astronomer Georges Lemaître produced the hypothesis of the expanding universe, Eddington pursued the subject in his own researches; these were placed before the general reader in his little book The Expanding Universe (). Another book, Relativity Theory of Protons and Electrons (), dealt with quantum theory.   Later chapters in the book examine the implications of general relativity, which drove much of astrophysics in the century that followed. That includes the expansion of the universe, black holes, gravitational waves and the concept of quantum gravity, where general relativity combines with quantum mechanics.


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Zeldovich's 95th anniversary, Minsk, Belarus, April Author: Remo Ruffini ; Gregory Vereshchagin ; I︠A︡ B Zelʹdovich. Despite these pitfalls, general relativity has flourished, delivering key insights into our understanding of the origin of time and the evolution of all the stars and galaxies in the cosmos.

Its adherents have revealed what lies at the farthest reaches of the universe, shed light on the smallest scales of existence, and explained how the fabric. Despite these pitfalls, general relativity has flourished, delivering key insights into our understanding of the origin of time and the evolution of all the stars and galaxies in the cosmos.

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According to the theory of general relativity, stars with light rays that passed near the Sun would appear to have been slightly shifted because their light had been curved by its gravitational field.

This effect is noticeable only during eclipses, since otherwise the Sun's. However, some hints such as the inconsistency between quantum mechanics and general relativity, or the conundrum of the domination of dark matter and dark energy in the composition of the Universe.

General relativity (GR), also known as the general theory of relativity (GTR), is the geometric theory of gravitation published by Albert Einstein in and is the current description of gravitation in modern l relativity generalizes special relativity and refines Newton's law of universal gravitation, providing a unified description of gravity as a geometric property of space.

The stars seen near the Sun were indeed displaced, and to the accuracy of the measurements, which was about 20%, the shifts were consistent with the predictions of general relativity. More modern experiments with radio waves traveling close to the Sun have confirmed that the actual displacements are within 1% of what general relativity predicts.

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During the eclipse, the sun would pass before a big cluster of stars known as the Hyades, so there ought to be plenty of bright lights to see yanked askew. Eddington was the right man for. Misconceptions About General Relativity, Cosmology, and the Big Bang and redshifts that we observe in stars within our galaxy are due to Doppler shifts resulting from the orbits of the sun and the other stars around the galaxy.

One result of the big-bang theory is that it has convinced most scientists that the universe had a beginning. If the Universe were to succumb to dark energy–induced expansion, an increasingly rapid stretching of space would eventually isolate us from the bulk of the Universe.

Over the eons, all stars would burn out, resulting in a lack of usable energy, a scenario called “heat death.”. Download PDF: Sorry, we are unable to provide the full text but you may find it at the following location(s): (external link).The Global Positioning System, black holes, X-ray sources, pulsars, quasars, gravitational waves, the Big Bang, and the large scale structure of the universe are used to illustrate the widespread role of how general relativity describes a wealth of everyday and exotic phenomena.

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