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  1. Charles W. Misner ( / ˈmɪsnər /; June 13, 1932 – July 24, 2023) 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 . Biography Academic training and university positions

  2. Jul 25, 2023 · Charles W. Misner, an eminent theorist and co-author of the classic textbook Gravitation, died on July 24, 2023.He was 91. Misner received a bachelor’s degree at the University of Notre Dame before his doctoral studies at Princeton University with John Archibald Wheeler.

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  4. Category: Science & Tech In full: Kip Stephen Thorne Born: June 1, 1940, Logan, Utah (age 83) Awards And Honors: Nobel Prize (2017) Subjects Of Study: astrophysics black hole general relativity

  5. › ~misner › Brief CVCharles W. Misner - UMD

    Charles W. Misner Personal: Born Jackson, Michigan, 13 June 1932; married 13 June 1959; four children; Roman Catholic. Education: B.S. Physics, Notre Dame 1952 (mathematics mentor Arnold Ross); Ph.D., Princeton 1957 (mentor John Archibald Wheeler). University Positions: Princeton 1956-63, University of Maryland 1963-2000, now Emeritus.

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  6. Gravitation is a widely adopted textbook on Albert Einstein 's general theory of relativity, written by Charles W. Misner, Kip S. Thorne, and John Archibald Wheeler. It was originally published by W. H. Freeman and Company in 1973 and reprinted by Princeton University Press in 2017. It is frequently abbreviated MTW (for its authors' last names).

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  7. Charles W. Misner (1932- ) was a professor in the Physics Department at the University of Maryland from 1963 to 2000. Since his retirement, Misner has remained at Maryland as a professor emeritus and senior research scientist in physics. He was elected as a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2000.

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