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Exploring Black Holes: Introduction to General Relativity

  1. Jan 20, 2007 #1


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    what do you think about the book:
    Exploring Black Holes: Introduction to General Relativity by Wheeler?
    Do you think i should buy it?
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  3. Jan 20, 2007 #2


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    I don't own the book, but the first two chapters and the introduction are online


    I rather liked it, it looks like a reasonably good and simple introduction to GR. I'd suggest reading the first two online chapters - if you like the somewhat informal style, go for it. Also read the introduction (front matter) - the authors explain what they do and do not cover.

    From what I've read, for an introduction to the subject, it's great.
  4. Jan 20, 2007 #3
    It is a good book, whether you are using as an introduction for yourself or as a pedgological resource to help teach others.
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