Some recent progress in classical general relativity
Felix Finster, Joel Smoller, and Shing-Tung Yau
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Submission date: 31. Jan. 2000
published in: Journal of mathematical physics, 41 (2000) 6, p. 3943-3963
DOI number (of the published article): 10.1063/1.533332
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In this short survey paper, we discuss certain recent results in classical gravity. Our main attention is restricted to two topics: the positive mass conjecture and its extensions to the case with horizons, including the Penrose conjecture (Part I), and the interaction of gravity with other force fields and quantum-mechanical particles (Part II).