Course Descriptions - General Relativity PHYC 4650   General Relativity
A review of differential geometry will be given followed by an introduction to the general theory of relativity. Various topics will be discussed, including: linearized theory and gravitational radiation, spherically symmetric metrics and the Schwarzchild solution, gravitational collapse, black holes, and cosmology.
FORMAT: Lecture
PREREQUISITES: MATH 3045.03 or permission of the instructor
CROSS-LISTING: PHYC 5650.03, MATH 4650.03/5650.03