## Proceedings of the International School of Physics "Enrico Fermi.", Volume 67N. Zanichelli, 1979 - Nuclear physics |

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### Contents

J Ehlers Introduction Survey of problems 1 Spacetime gravity local description of matter pag | 1 |

Bodies and laws of motion | 3 |

Isolated systems Boundary conditions asymptotics | 5 |

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angular momentum approximation method arbitrary asymptotically flat behaviour black hole BMS group Bondi boundary calculation Cauchy Cauchy data co-ordinate system components conformal factor conformal structure consider const corresponding covariant curvature curve defined definition denote derivatives described determined differential discussed dynamical Einstein electromagnetic energy equations of motion expansion extended bodies field equations finite force and torque frame function geometry given gravitational field gravitational radiation Havas Hence hypersurface implies integral interactions Journ Killing vector field laws of motion linear Lorentz manifold mass Math Mathisson metric g Minkowski space multipole Newtonian null geodesic null hypersurface null infinity obtain parameter particles perturbation Phys Poincare group problem proof properties radiation reaction relativistic retarded satisfy scalar sect self-field singularities solution space-time spacelike special relativity special-relativistic subsect symmetric tensor field theorem theory timelike transformations two-point tensor unique vanishes vector field velocity world-line zero