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General Relativity

NTF001F, 7.5 hp

This is a PhD level course. The course is run together with the advanced level course FYTN08 General Relativity.

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.


Johan Bijnens, bijnens [at] thep [dot] lu [dot] se

Syllabus for course

Information about content, course goals and prerequisites.

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