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General Relativity and Gravitation: A Centennial Perspective

Edited by: Abhay Ashtekar (Editor in Chief), Beverly Berger, James Isenberg, Malcolm MacCallum

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Planned Release Date: June 2015

PART I: EINSTEIN'S TRIUMPH General
Chapter 1:
  
100 Years of General Relativity
George F. R. Ellis
Chapter 2:
  
Was Einstein Right?
Clifford Will
Chapter 3:
  
  
Relativistic Astrophysics
Peter Schneider, Ramesh Narayan, Jeffrey E. McClintock, Peter Meszaros, and Martin Rees
Chapter 4:
  
Cosmology
David Wands, Misao Sasaki, Eiichiro Kamatzu, Roy Maartens and Malcolm MacCallum
PART II: NEW WINDOW ON THE UNIVERSE
Chapter 5:
  
  
Receiving Gravitational Waves
Beverly Berger, Karsten Danzmann, Gabriela Gonzalez, Andrea Lommen, Guido Mueller, Albrecht Ruediger, and William Joseph Weber
Chapter 6:
  
Sources of Gravitational Waves: Theory and Observations
Alessandra Buonanno and B. Sathyaprakash
PART III: GRAVITY IS GEOMETRY AFTER ALL
Chapter 7:
  
Probing Strong Field Gravity Through Numerical Simulations
Frans Pretorius, Mattew Choptuik and Luis Lehner
Chapter 8:
  
Initial Data and the Einstein Constraint Equations
Gregory Galloway, Pengzi Miao and Richard Schoen
Chapter 9:
  
Global Behavior of Solutions to Einstein's Equations
Stefanos Aretakis, James Isenberg, Vincent Moncrief and Igor Rodnianski
PART IV: BEYOND EINSTEIN
Chapter 10:
  
Quantum Fields in Curved Space-times
Stefan Hollands and Robert Wald
Chapter 11:
  
From General Relativity to Quantum Gravity
Abhay Ashtekar, Martin Reuter and Carlo Rovelli
Chapter 12:
  
Quantum Gravity via Supersymmetry and Holography
Henriette Elvang and Gary Horowitz