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PHYS 160 PO - Introduction to General Relativity


CrsNo PHYS160 PO


When Offered: Offered alternate years; next offered spring 2014.

Instructor(s): T. Moore

Development of Einstein’s theory of general relativity from basic physical principles. Development of the mathematics of curved spacetime. Astrophysical applications, including spherically symmetric objects, black holes, cosmology and the creation and detection of gravitational waves. Prerequisite: PHYS 125 PO .



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