Special Issue "100 Years of Chronogeometrodynamics: the Status of the Einstein's Theory of Gravitation in Its Centennial Year"
A special issue of Universe (ISSN 2218-1997).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 December 2016).
A printed edition of this Special Issue is available here.
Interests: theoretical cosmology; cosmological constant problem; baryogenesis; cosmic inflation; structure formation; singularity resolution; quantum fields in curved spaces; string cosmology; quantum gravity; string theory; modified theories of gravity; loop quantum gravity; spin foams; geometry and math of music; instrument acoustic modelling
Interests: cosmological physics; numerical cosmology; large scale structure formation; scalar-tensor and modified gravity theory; backreaction and inhomogeneous universes
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Interests: general relativity and gravitation; black hole physics; quantum gravity; quantum gravity phenomenology
Interests: General relativity and gravitation; Classical general relativity; Post-Newtonian approximation, perturbation theory, related approximations; Gravitational waves; Observational cosmology; Mathematical and relativistic aspects of cosmology; Modified theories of gravity; Higher-dimensional gravity and other theories of gravity; Experimental studies of gravity; Experimental tests of gravitational theories; Geodesy and gravity; Harmonics of the gravity potential field; geopotential theory and determination; Satellite orbits; Orbit determination and improvement; Astrometry and reference systems; Ephemerides, almanacs, and calendars; Lunar, planetary, and deep-space probes
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Special Issue in Universe: Universe: 5th Anniversary
In 1692, Newton wrote: "That gravity should be innate inherent and essential to matter so that one body may act upon another at a distance through a vacuum without the mediation of anything else by and through which their action or force may be conveyed from one to another is to me so great an absurdity that I believe no man who has in philosophical matters any competent faculty of thinking can ever fall into it. Gravity must be caused by an agent acting constantly according to certain laws, but whether this agent be material or immaterial is a question I have left to the consideration of my readers". One of them who, just over 200 years later, picked up the baton of Newton was Albert Einstein. His General Theory of Relativity, which marks the centenary this year, opened up new windows on our comprehension of Nature, disclosed new, previously unpredictable, phenomena occurring when relative velocities dramatically change in intense gravitational fields reaching values close to the speed of light and, for the first time after millennia of speculations, put Cosmology on the firm grounds of empirically testable science. This Special Issue is dedicated to such a grandest achievement of the human thought.
Prof. Lorenzo Iorio
Prof. Stephon Alexander
Prof. Jean-Michel Alimi
Prof. Elias C. Vagenas
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