GENERAL RELATIVITY

MATH527.01

This course introduces the concepts and techniques of Einstein's general theory of relativity. The mathematics of Riemannian (Minkowskian) geometry will be presented in a self-contained way. The principle of equivalence and its implications will be discussed. Einstein's equations will be presented, as well as some important solutions including black holes and cosmological solutions. Advanced topics will be pursued subject to time limitations and instructor and student preferences. Instructor: Staff

Instructor: Aspinwall, Paul
Time: MW 10:05am-11:20am
Location: Physics 227