# Charles W. Misner

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American physicist

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## Charles W. Misner's Degrees

- PhD Physics Princeton University
- Bachelors Physics University of Notre Dame

## Why Is Charles W. Misner Influential?

(Suggest an Edit or Addition)According to Wikipedia, Charles W. Misner was an American physicist and one of the authors of Gravitation. His specialties included general relativity and cosmology. His work has also provided early foundations for studies of quantum gravity and numerical relativity.

## Charles W. Misner's Published Works

### Published Works

- Republication of: The dynamics of general relativity (2004) (1565)
- RELATIVISTIC EQUATIONS FOR ADIABATIC, SPHERICALLY SYMMETRIC GRAVITATIONAL COLLAPSE (1964) (1109)
- Classical physics as geometry (1957) (736)
- Dynamical Structure and Definition of Energy in General Relativity (1959) (582)
- The Isotropy of the universe (1968) (570)
- Canonical variables for general relativity (1960) (520)
- Coordinate invariance and energy expressions in general relativity (1961) (485)
- The Flatter Regions of Newman, Unti, and Tamburino's Generalized Schwarzschild Space (1963) (465)
- Quantum Cosmology. I (1969) (322)
- Fermi Normal Coordinates and Some Basic Concepts in Differential Geometry (1963) (299)
- Observer time as a coordinate in relativistic spherical hydrodynamics. (1966) (177)
- Feynman Quantization of General Relativity (1957) (169)
- Vaidya's Radiating Schwarzschild Metric (1965) (160)
- Canonical variables, expression for energy, and the criteria for radiation in general relativity (1960) (157)
- Harmonic maps as models for physical theories (1978) (141)
- THE METHOD OF IMAGES IN GEOMETROSTATICS (1963) (126)
- HIGH-DENSITY BEHAVIOR AND DYNAMICAL STABILITY OF NEUTRON STAR MODELS (1964) (122)
- Wormhole Initial Conditions (1960) (121)
- Transport Processes in the Primordial Fireball (1967) (112)
- RELATIVISTIC EQUATIONS FOR SPHERICAL GRAVITATIONAL COLLAPSE WITH ESCAPING NEUTRINOS (1965) (112)
- GRAVITATIONAL-ELECTROMAGNETIC COUPLING AND THE CLASSICAL SELF-ENERGY PROBLEM, (1960) (112)
- Interpretation of gravitational-wave observations. (1972) (111)
- Taub-NUT space as a counterexample to almost anything Technical report no. 529 (1965) (110)
- Some new conservation laws (1959) (109)
- Absolute Zero of Time (1969) (103)
- Consistency of the Canonical Reduction of General Relativity (1960) (88)
- Gravitational Field Equations for Sources with Axial Symmetry and Angular Momentum (1967) (71)
- Neutrino Viscosity and the Isotropy of Primordial Blackbody Radiation (1967) (68)
- Finite Self-Energy of Classical Point Particles (1960) (64)
- Wave Zone in General Relativity (1961) (63)
- A Minisuperspace Example: The Gowdy T3 Cosmology (1973) (57)
- GRAVITATIONAL SYNCHROTRON RADIATION IN THE SCHWARZSCHILD GEOMETRY. (1972) (54)
- Gravitational wave detectors based on matter wave interferometers (MIGO) are no better than laser interferometers (LIGO) (2004) (47)
- A Singularity-free Empty Universe (1969) (45)
- Note on positive-definiteness of the energy of the gravitational field (1960) (38)
- Interior Schwarzschild Solutions and Interpretation of Source Terms (1960) (38)
- John Wheeler, relativity, and quantum information (2009) (36)
- Geodesic synchrotron radiation in the Kerr geometry by the method of asymptotically factorized Green's functions (1974) (35)
- The Mixmaster Cosmological Metrics (1994) (35)
- MINIMUM SIZE OF DENSE SOURCE DISTRIBUTIONS IN GENERAL RELATIVITY (1965) (35)
- The Interpretation of Quantum Cosmology and the Problem of Time (2008) (35)
- Heisenberg representation in classical general relativity (1961) (32)
- Dissipative effects in the expansion of the universe. I, II. (1972) (32)
- Spherical gravitational collapse with energy transport by radiative diffusion (1965) (31)
- Active Gravitational Mass (1959) (26)
- Relativistic effects on an Earth‐orbiting satellite in the Barycenter Coordinate System (1985) (26)
- Stable 3-level leapfrog integration in numerical relativity (1998) (25)
- Classical and Quantum Dynamics of a Closed Universe (1970) (25)
- Geodesic synchrotron radiation (1973) (24)
- Relativistic scalar gravity: A Laboratory for numerical relativity (1999) (23)
- Cosmology and Theology (1977) (20)
- GRAVITATIONAL FIELD ENERGY AND g$sub 0$$sub 0$ (1963) (17)
- Canonical analysis of general relativity (1962) (15)
- Excising das All: Evolving Maxwell waves beyond Scri (2006) (14)
- Yilmaz Cancels Newton (1995) (14)
- Spreadsheet physics (1991) (13)
- Spherical harmonic decomposition on a cubic grid (1999) (11)
- John Wheeler and the Recertification of General Relativity as True Physics (2010) (8)
- Some Topics for Philosophical Inquiry concerning the Theories of Mathematical Geometrodynamics and of Physical Geometrodynamics (1972) (7)
- Spreadsheets tackle physics problems (1988) (6)
- Cohesive Force of Metals (1969) (6)
- RELATIVISTIC FLUIDS IN COSMOLOGY. (1968) (5)
- Editorial note to: Pascual Jordan and Wolfgang Kundt, Geometrodynamics in the null case. Exact solutions of the field equations of the general theory of relativity III (2014) (3)
- FURTHER RESULTS IN TOPOLOGICAL RELATIVITY (1962) (3)
- Hyperboloidal Slices and Artificial Cosmology for Numerical Relativity (2004) (2)
- COMMENTS ON THE YILMAZ THEORY OF GRAVITY (1999) (2)
- Over the Rainbow: Numerical Relativity beyond Scri+ (2005) (2)
- Infinity in Physics and Cosmology (1981) (2)
- INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL ON ASTROPHYSICAL RELATIVITY «JOHN ARCHIBALD WHEELER» 1st Course: DEVELOPMENTS OF 50 YEARS IN ASTROPHYSICAL RELATIVITY: FRAME-DRAGGING, GRAVITATIONAL-WAVES AND GRAVITATIONAL TESTS (2006) (1)
- Precis of General Relativity (1995) (1)
- Quantum descriptions of singularities leading to pair creation. [of gravitons (1974) (1)
- The Equations of Relativistic Spherical Hydrodynamics (1969) (1)
- Mechanisms for the emission and absorption of gravitational radiation (1974) (1)
- Richard Lewis Arnowitt obituary (2014) (0)
- A one-world formulation of quantum mechanics (2015) (0)
- This report will attempt to describe briefly a new technique in cosmological theory, and some applications, interpretations, and conjectures that can utilize it. The technique is the use of (1970) (0)
- Perspectives and contributions over the past 75 years (2007) (0)
- Infinite Red-Shifts in General Relativity (1967) (0)
- Magic Matter, the Computational Æther, and the Miner’s Canary (2001) (0)
- Covariance and Contravariance of Vectors (0)
- Variational Principle for Lagrangian Hydrodynamics (1997) (0)
- Gravitation. [Book on general relativity] (1973) (0)
- General Relativity Revisited Earth Expansion? Time Dilation in Special and General Relativities Relativistic Gravidynamics & Black Holes the Problem of Changing the Motion of Inertial Disc Applying the Einstein Relativity (0)
- Geodesic synchrotron radiation. [emission by freely falling particles in gravitational field] (1973) (0)
- Symmetry paradoxes and other cosmological comments. (1980) (0)
- John Wheeler's Quest for Beauty and Simplicity (2009) (0)
- John A Wheeler and the recertification of GR as true physics (2006) (0)
- C. V. Vishveshwara (2017) (0)
- In memoriam: John Archibald Wheeler (2009) (0)
- False Vacuum at the Heart of Black Holes (2001) (0)
- Values and Arguments in Homogeneous Spaces (1980) (0)
- years ago – From the Visitors ' Book (2018) (0)
- Editorial note to: Pascual Jordan and Wolfgang Kundt, Geometrodynamics in the null case. Exact solutions of the field equations of the general theory of relativity III (2014) (0)
- 91 00 44 v 1 1 2 O ct 1 99 9 Spherical Harmonic Decomposition on a Cubic Grid (2008) (0)
- Radiation from highly relativistic geodesics. [gravitational wave generation] (1974) (0)
- Audio recording and transcript of conversation between Hugh Everett and Charles Misner, May-1977 (2011) (0)
- Numerical Relativity Beyond I (2006) (0)

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