13 edition of **Einstein"s general theory of relativity** found in the catalog.

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Published
**2007** by Springer in New York .

Written in English

- Relativity (Physics),
- Cosmology -- Mathematics.

**Edition Notes**

Includes bibliographical references (p. [523]-532) and index.

Statement | Oyvind Grøn, Sigbjørn Hervik. |

Contributions | Hervik, Sigbjørn. |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QC173.55 .O85 2007 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | xx, 538 p. : |

Number of Pages | 538 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL18522825M |

ISBN 10 | 0387691995, 0387692002 |

ISBN 10 | 9780387691992, 9780387692005 |

LC Control Number | 2007923152 |

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