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Syracuse University, College of Arts and Sciences

Joshua Goldberg

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Emeritus Professor


253 Physics Building


Research Interests

General Relativity: Conservation Laws, Equations of Motion, Twistors, aud Quantum General Relativity.

Special Relativity: Equations of Motion, Gauge Theories.


Ph.D. Physics Syracuse University 1952
M.A Physics Syracuse University 1950
B.S. Physics University ofRochester 1947

Selected Publications

  • Observables and General Relativity, Acta Physica Polonica 85, 667 (1994) with D.C. Robinson.
    Linearized Constraints in the Connection Representation: Hamilton-Jacobi Solution, Phys. Rev.
    DSO, 6338 (1994).
  • Self-duality and Null Surfaces in Aspects of General Relativity and Mathematical Physics- in
    celebration of the 65th Birthday ofProfessor Jerzy Plebanski, ed. N. Bret6n, R. Capovilla, and
    T. Matos (Centro de Investigacion y de Estudios Avanzados del I.P.N., Mexico City 1994).
  • Self-dual Maxwell Field on a Null Surface II, Found. Phys. (1994).
  • Degeneracy in Loop Variables, Comm. Math. Phys. 148, 377 (1992) with J. Lewandowski and
    C. Stomaiolo.
  • Air Force Support of General Relativity 1956-72, in Studies in the History of General
    Relativity, et. J. Eisenstadt and AJ. Knox (Birkhhiuser, Boston, 1992).
  • Null hypersurfaces and new variables, Class. and Quantum Grav. with D. C. Robinson and C.
  • Quantized self-dual Maxwell field on a null surface, Geom. and Phys., 8, 163 (1992).
  • On Hamiltonian Systems with first class constraints, J. Math. Phys. 32, 2739 (1991). with E. T.
    Newman and C. Rovelli.
  • Self-dual Maxwell field on a Null Cone, GRG 23, 1403 (1991).
  • Null Surface Canonical Formalism, in Gravitation and Modem Cosmology, ed. A. Zichichi, V.
    de- Sabbata, and N. Sanchez (Plenum Press, New York, 1991) with D~ C. Robinson and C.
  • A Canonical Formalism with a Self-dual Maxwell Field on a Null Sur:tace, in 9th Italian
    Conference on General Relativity and Gravitational Physics, eds. R. C"1anci, R. deRitis, M
    Francaviglia, G. Manno, C. Rubano, and P. Scudellaro (Bibliopolis, Naples, 1991) with D. C.
    Robinson and C. Soteriou.