# Robert Paul Geroch

## Affiliations: | 1967 | University of Chicago, Chicago, IL |

##### Area:

Theoretical physics, general relativity.##### Website:

https://physics.uchicago.edu/people/emeriti-faculty/##### Google:

"Robert Paul Geroch"##### Bio:

https://archive.org/stream/JohnArchibaldWheelerAStudyOfMentoringInModernPhysics/JohnArchibaldWheeler-AStudyInMentoring-Part03-AppendicesCDAndE#page/n5/mode/2up

https://inspirehep.net/record/1020721?ln=en

http://adsabs.harvard.edu//abs/1967PhDT........67G

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#### Parents

Sign in to add mentorJohn Archibald Wheeler | grad student | 1967 | Princeton | |

(Singularities in the Spacetime of General Relativity: Their Definition, Existence, and Local Characterization.) |

#### Children

Sign in to add traineeAbhay Ashtekar | grad student | 1978 | Chicago |

Basilis C. Xanthopoulos | grad student | 1978 | Chicago |

Gary Horowitz | grad student | 1980 | Chicago |

Oscar A. Reula | grad student | 1979-1983 | Chicago |

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Ehlers J, Geroch RP. (2004) Equation of motion of small bodies in relativity Annals of Physics. 309: 232-236 |

Geroch R, Nagy G, Reula O. (2001) Relativistic Lagrange formulation Journal of Mathematical Physics. 42: 3789-3808 |

Venkataramani SC, Witten TA, Kramer EM, et al. (2000) Limitations on the smooth confinement of an unstretchable manifold Journal of Mathematical Physics. 41: 5107-5128 |

Geroch RP. (1995) Relativistic theories of dissipative fluids Journal of Mathematical Physics. 36: 4226-4241 |

Geroch R, Perng S. (1994) Total mass‐momentum of arbitrary initial‐data sets in general relativity Journal of Mathematical Physics. 35: 4157-4177 |

Geroch R, Lindblom L. (1991) Causal theories of dissipative relativistic fluids Annals of Physics. 207: 394-416 |

Geroch RP, Lindblom L. (1990) Dissipative relativistic fluid theories of divergence type. Physical Review D. 41: 1855-1861 |

Geroch RP, Traschen JH. (1987) Strings and other distributional sources in general relativity Physical Review D. 36: 1017-1031 |

Geroch R, Lindblom L. (1985) Is perturbation theory misleading in general relativity Journal of Mathematical Physics. 26: 2581-2588 |

Geroch R. (1983) The local nonsingularity theorem Journal of Mathematical Physics. 24: 1851-1858 |