2022-2023 Pomona College Catalog 
    
    Feb 05, 2023  
2022-2023 Pomona College Catalog
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PHYS160 PO - Introduction to General Relativity

When Offered: Fall 2021.
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:
Area 4; Speaking Intensive



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