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Tables of Contents for Three Hundred Years of Gravitation

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Preface

1. Newton's Principia S. W. Hawking

2. Newtonianism and today's physics S. Weinberg

3. Newton, quantum theory and reality R. Penrose

4. Experiments on gravitation A. H. Cook

5. Experimental gravitation from Newton's Principia to Einstein's general relativity C. M. Will

6. The problem of motion in Newtonian and Einsteinian gravity T. Damour

7. Dark stars: the evolution of an idea W. Israel

8. Astrophysical black holes R. D. Blandford

9. Gravitational radiation K. S. Thorne

10. The emergence of structure in the universe: galaxy formation and dark matter M. J. Rees

11. Gravitational interactions of cosmic strings A. Vilenkin

12. Inflationary cosmology S. K. Blau and A. H. Guth

13. Inflation and quantum cosmology A. Linde

14. Quantum cosmology S. W. Hawking

15. Superstring unification J. H. Schwartz

16. Covariant description of canonical formalism in geometrical theories C. Crnkowic and E. Witten

Index.