Gary T. Horowitz's Black Holes in Higher Dimensions PDF

By Gary T. Horowitz

Black holes are some of the most impressive predictions of Einstein's basic relativity. lately, principles in brane-world cosmology, string idea and gauge/gravity duality have encouraged stories of black holes in additional than 4 dimensions, with magnificent effects. In better dimensions, black holes exist with unique shapes and weird dynamics. Edited by means of best professional Gary Horowitz, this fascinating publication is the 1st dedicated to this new box. the most important discoveries are defined by means of the folk who made them: Rob Myers describes the Myers–Perry ideas that characterize rotating black holes in better dimensions; Ruth Gregory describes the Gregory–Laflamme instability of black strings; and Juan Maldacena introduces gauge/gravity duality, the awesome correspondence that relates a gravitational conception to nongravitational physics. available to somebody with a regular path more often than not relativity, this can be a major source for graduate scholars and researchers typically relativity, string conception and excessive strength physics.

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