Black Holes in Higher Dimensions by Gary T. Horowitz

By Gary T. Horowitz

Black holes are probably the most awesome predictions of Einstein's normal relativity. lately, rules in brane-world cosmology, string concept and gauge/gravity duality have prompted experiences of black holes in additional than 4 dimensions, with astonishing effects. In larger dimensions, black holes exist with unique shapes and strange dynamics. Edited by way of best professional Gary Horowitz, this interesting publication is the 1st dedicated to this new box. the most important discoveries are defined by way of the folk who made them: Rob Myers describes the Myers–Perry ideas that signify rotating black holes in greater dimensions; Ruth Gregory describes the Gregory–Laflamme instability of black strings; and Juan Maldacena introduces gauge/gravity duality, the striking correspondence that relates a gravitational concept to nongravitational physics. available to an individual with a regular path mostly relativity, this can be an incredible source for graduate scholars and researchers normally relativity, string idea and excessive power physics.

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