This is a partial list of persons who have made major contributions to the (mainstream) development of general relativity, as acknowledged by standard texts on the subject. Some related lists are mentioned at the bottom of the page.

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B

James M. Bardeen
James M. Bardeen

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Yvonne Choquet-Bruhat
Yvonne Choquet-Bruhat

D

Stanley Deser
Stanley Deser


E

Arthur Stanley Eddington
Arthur Stanley Eddington

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Enrico Fermi
Enrico Fermi

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I

J

K

Roy Patrick Kerr
Roy Patrick Kerr

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Lev Landau
Lev Landau

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Hermann Minkowski
Hermann Minkowski


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O

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Roger Penrose
Roger Penrose

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Karl Schwarzschild
Karl Schwarzschild

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Saul Teukolsky
Saul Teukolsky


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V

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John Archibald Wheeler
John Archibald Wheeler

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Notes

  1. ^ The Mathematical Theory of Black Holes.
  2. ^ Mathematical Theory of Relativity and Internal Constitution of the Stars.
  3. ^ a b See Course on Theoretical Physics, Volume 2.
  4. ^ Techniques of Differential Topology in Relativity.
  5. ^ A Relativist's Toolkit: The Mathematics of Black-hole Mechanics and Gravity: Newtonian, Post-Newtonian, Relativistic (with Clifford M. Will).
  6. ^ Gravity: Newtonian, Post-Newtonian, Relativistic (with Eric Poisson).

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