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PHYS675 — Fall 2021

PHYS675: General Relativity

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PHYS 600, 610, 630. Authorized equivalent courses or consent of instructor may be used in satisfying course pre- and co-requisites.

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Theoretical and experimental general relativity. The equivalence principle and its experimental basis. The Einstein field equations; classical tests of general relativity; gravitational radiation, cosmological considerations; topics to be chosen.




Textbook(s) for Fall 2021

Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher Req/Opt Notes
Gravity: An Introduction to Einstein's General Relativity James B. Hartle 1st 978-1316517543 Cambridge University Press Required Any edition is acceptable

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