Energy-momentum in general relativity

Abhay Ashtekar, Anne Magnon-Ashtekar

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For isolated gravitating systems of physical interest, the difference between the Arnowitt-Deser-Misner four-momentum and the Bondi four-momentum associated with a retarded instant of time is shown to equal the four-momentum carried away by the gravitational radiation emitted between infinite past and the given retarded instant.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)181-184
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical review letters
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1979

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Physics and Astronomy


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