Black Holes in Higher Dimensions by Gary T. Horowitz

By Gary T. Horowitz

Black holes are some of the most outstanding predictions of Einstein's normal relativity. in recent times, principles in brane-world cosmology, string idea and gauge/gravity duality have prompted stories of black holes in additional than 4 dimensions, with striking effects. In greater dimensions, black holes exist with unique shapes and strange dynamics. Edited via best professional Gary Horowitz, this interesting publication is the 1st dedicated to this new box. the foremost discoveries are defined via the folk who made them: Rob Myers describes the Myers–Perry options that signify rotating black holes in larger dimensions; Ruth Gregory describes the Gregory–Laflamme instability of black strings; and Juan Maldacena introduces gauge/gravity duality, the extraordinary correspondence that relates a gravitational conception to nongravitational physics. available to somebody with a customary direction mostly relativity, this is often a major source for graduate scholars and researchers typically relativity, string conception and excessive power physics.

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