Department of Astronomy and Theoretical Physics

Faculty of Science | Lund University

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General relativity, FYTN08, 7.5 hp

The course is given the second period of every spring term


This course is intended to teach Einstein's theory of gravitation, the mathematics necessary for its understanding and some of its applications within physics and astronomy. Among the topics treated are special relativity, tensors in Minkowski and in curved space-times, Einstein's field equations, black holes, gravitational waves and cosmology.