# Phys 4811.001

## Introduction to General Relativity

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Session: Spring 2019 (1/22-5/06)**

Instructor: Vuk Mandic (e-mail: mandic @ physics.umn.edu)

Time: 1300 TTh

Location: Akerman Hall 319

Introduction to general relativity for undergraduate students. The course will introduce basic concepts of differential geometry and use them to motivate Einstein's Equation. It will then solve Einstein's equation to study particle orbits, gravitational lensing of light, black holes, and gravitational waves. Brief introduction to cosmology and evolution of the universe will be included.

prereq: PHYS 4001 and (PHYS 2503 or 2503H)

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