California Institute of Technology
An accessible introductory textbook on general relativity, covering the theory's foundations, mathematical formalism and major applications.
1. Special relativity and flat spacetime; 2. Manifolds; 3. Curvature; 4. Gravitation; 5. The Schwarzchild solution; 6. More general black holes; 7. Perturbation theory and gravitational radiation; 8. Cosmology; 9. Quantum field theory in curved spacetime; 10. Appendixes; Bibliography; Index.