# Электронная книга: Sergei Kopeikin «Relativistic Celestial Mechanics of the Solar System»

This authoritative book presents the theoretical development of gravitational physics as it applies to the dynamics of celestial bodies and the analysis of precise astronomical observations. In so doing, it fills the need for a textbook that teaches modern dynamical astronomy with a strong emphasis on the relativistic aspects of the subject produced by the curved geometry of four-dimensional spacetime. The first three chapters review the fundamental principles of celestial mechanics and of special and general relativity. This background material forms the basis for understanding relativistic reference frames, the celestial mechanics of N-body systems, and high-precision astrometry, navigation, and geodesy, which are then treated in the following five chapters. The final chapter provides an overview of the new field of applied relativity, based on recent recommendations from the International Astronomical Union. The book is suitable for teaching advanced undergraduate honors programs and graduate courses, while equally serving as a reference for professional research scientists working in relativity and dynamical astronomy. The authors bring their extensive theoretical and practical experience to the subject. Sergei Kopeikin is a professor at the University of Missouri, while Michael Efroimsky and George Kaplan work at the United States Naval Observatory, one of the world?s premier institutions for expertise in astrometry, celestial mechanics, and timekeeping. Издательство: "John Wiley&Sons Limited"
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## Sergei Kopeikin

**Sergei Kopeikin** (born

Kopeikin was born in Kashin, a small town near Moscow in what was then the USSR. He graduated with excellence from Department of Astrophysics of Moscow State University in 1983 where he studied general relativity under [*http://www.astro.cf.ac.uk/cgi-bin/staff?-k+Grishchuk Leonid Grishchuk*] presently professor of physics in

He has been married to Zoia Kopeikina (a daughter of

**External links**

* [*http://www.physics.missouri.edu/people/SergeiKopeikin.html Kopeikin's UMC homepage*]

*" [*http://www.missouri.edu/~news/releases/decjan03/gravitymeasuring.html MU SCIENTIST MEASURES SPEED OF GRAVITY*] " - a UMC press release about Kopeikin's results

*" [*http://www.aps.org/publications/apsnews/200306/gravity.cfm Physicist Disputes Speed of Gravity Claim*] " - American Physical Society News article, dated June 2003, describing criticism of the results

*" [*http://xxx.lanl.gov/abs/astro-ph/0311063 Aberration and the Fundamental Speed of Gravity in the Jovian Deflection Experiment*] " - Kopeikin's respond to the criticism

*" [*http://arxiv.org/abs/gr-qc/0510077 Gravimagnetism, Causality, and Aberration of Gravity in the Gravitational Light-Ray Deflection Experiments*] " - Kopeikin's new proposals for further improvements of the experimental results on the speed of gravity

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