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PHYS160 PO - Introduction to General Relativity

When Offered: Offered alternate years; next offered fall 2017.
Instructor(s): T. Moore
Credit: 1

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 .
Satisfies the following General Education Requirement(s), subject to conditions explained in the Degree Requirements section of this Catalog:
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