I'm very interested in learning more about de Sitter and anti-de Sitter spaces and their applications in GR and cosmology. Can anyone recommend favorite review articles -- or, more likely, a series of review articles -- that could bring me up to speed on recent applications and developments?


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  • $\begingroup$ My apologies. I'm looking for something which presumes basic knowledge of GR at, say, the level of Hartle's Gravity: An Introduction to Einstein's General Relativity. And preferably something with his level of physical intuition/insight and mathematical rigor. $\endgroup$ – gilonik Oct 30 '15 at 22:10
  • $\begingroup$ Hawking and Ellis includes a pretty insightful description of anti de Sitter space (and I think of de Sitter as well), although this of course won't tell about anything recent and describes only the exact solutions. $\endgroup$ – AGML Aug 20 '16 at 22:53

I would recommend a book (I'm sorry not an article), that I was reading, which includes a chapter called "de-Sitter Spacetime" and a chapter called " anti-de Sitter Spacetime". It is "Einstein gravity in a nutshell" by Antony Zee.


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